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Contrasts

Contrasts

I just came back from the remote mountainsides, a journey sandwiched between two pearls of luxury. The progression went like this: Staying at a 5 star hotel in Yi Chang, taking bubble baths, and eating lavish buffet breakfast platters of sweet mandarins and buttery croissants, while enjoying a sweeping panoramic view of this rapidly developing [...]

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One small step into a tea farm,

One small step into a tea farm,

One giant leap into an exciting future for green teas. What I love about green tea is the vegetal flavor, the minimal to none processing,  the sparkling clearness of the liquor, the low caffeine content and the calming effect from the theanine. Now that the days are getting colder, the heat from a glass of [...]

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China: Hangzhou West Lake

Hangzhou tea and Lin’an hickory

Photomentary of lakeside banquets in Hangzhou, and driving up precarious one-way mountain roads in Lin’an at the invitation of successful hickory sweets producer, Shan Mei Zi (山妹子).

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