November 8, 2012

All the Tea in China..........!

The Drink Dujour through-out the entire Silk Road is TEA. From the fertile tea plantation on the Black Sea in Trabzon, to the Tea Houses in Xi'an, China tea is the ubiquitous libation morning, noon, and night.  Up to twenty glasses a day!

Here are a few of my favorite tea drinking spots
 Bedouin Tea in front of the Monastery Petra, Jordan
Green Tea overlooking the Oasis Turpan, Xinjian Province, China

 Final Pour Green Tea  100 year old Tea House, Xi"an, China
Tea Plantation overlooking the Black Sea Trabzon, Turkey

Bedouin Spiced Tea in Tent  Desert near Palmyra, Syria

 Black Tea with Teachers and village Elders  Dewan, Bamiyan Province, Afghanistan
Black Tea in ancient Cave Harran, Southern Turkey 

Mt. Ararat

Marla Mossman

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One woman traveling alone, in search of her religious and cultural heritage.