The tea transported along the 1,400-mile trail wasn't the loose, fluffy green tea that we know and love, but tea in a compacted, durable form known as brick tea. "To Tibetan monks, tea is life," says a modern-day monk. Then as now, this is true for many of us — not just monks.
And now we move from the Sino-Tibetan mountains to Japan, where Japan Dave sends us this wonderful photo of a quietly majestic traditional teahouse:
All this talk of tea has made me thirsty. Time to enter my virtual teahouse for a nice, relaxing cuppa.
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