Tea in Singapore

Linus Hammarstrand took this photo in Singapore. I like Pokka Jasmine Green Tea‘s slogan: “The Golden Standard for Tea.”

Vivian Lai Pokka Tea commercial

Photo by Linus Hammarstrand

Read more about Vivian Lai on Wikipeida and MSN.

Pokka Jasmine Green Tea

How popular is tea drinking in your country? Have you seen any funny video commercials and posters lately?

Tea in Singapore0Martin Lindeskog2011-09-26 13:19:14Linus Hammarstrand took this photo in Singapore. I like Pokka Jasmine Green Tea’s slogan: “The Golden Standard for Tea.”

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Camels Loaded with Tea Bound for Russia

Here is the first post by Linus Hammarstrand:

Camels loaded with Tea bound for Russia (1878)

For millenniums, the tea trade between China and its surrounding neighbours was both politically important, as well as highly lucrative. One less well known trade-route is the northbound route, which connected China with Russia.

This picture was taken in 1878 by a Swedish traveller and reportedly no fever than 2000 fully laden camels passed by the photographer in one day!

tea caravan

Huge caravans, consisting of tens of thousands of camels, could frequently be encountered in the Gobi desert during trading seasons, as they transported black tea to the Russian frontier towns. At this time, in Mongolia and Tibet, as well as in Siberia, coinage was not widely used and the locals often settled their accounts by bartering tea.

Related: Martin Lindeskog‘s post, Tea and Gold.

Camels Loaded with Tea Bound for Russia0Martin Lindeskog2011-09-19 02:22:18Here is the first post by Linus Hammarstrand:

Camels loaded with Tea bound for Russia (1878)

For millenniums, the tea trade between China and it…

Tea Party Manifesto

Here is the first draft of the Tea Party Now! Manifesto @TeaPartyNu:

  1. Drink your favorite tea!
  2. Go to the Tea Spots page, sharing your favorite tearoom and tea shop.
  3. Read about the Tea Act.
  4. Get your TeaPartyNu gear!
  5. Spread the good word! – #teaFTW

Recommended reading material:

 

Tea Party Manifesto0Martin Lindeskog2011-09-19 01:42:19Here is the first draft of the Tea Party Now! Manifesto @TeaPartyNu:

Drink your favorite tea!
Go to the Tea Spots page, sharing your favorite t…

Blogging Schedule

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Darjeeling Puttabong?
Darjeeling Puttabong?

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Darjeeling Tea Leaves

Blogging Schedule0Martin Lindeskog2011-09-18 23:55:48Please listen to my latest podcast on Cinch.fm.

Do you think it is Darjeeling Puttabong in my cup?

Darjeeling Puttabong?

Darjeeling…

Tea Spots around the world

We are starting up a subarea on TeaParty.nu called Tea Spots, and would love you to share your favorite tea spots around the world with our readers.

Where do you buy your favorite cup of tea or tea blend?

Tea Spots around the world0Palle Frid Svensson2011-09-05 20:43:12
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We are starting up a subarea on TeaParty.nu called Tea Spots, and would love you to share your favorite tea spot…