Tea time for the Tuaregs of the algerian sahara desert


Tea time for the Touaregs of the algerian sahara desert

The preparation of tea is a ritual of extreme refinement among the Tuaregs. Using the same leaves, three consecutive tea are prepared. The flavors of each tea evolve infusion after infusion.
A Tuareg saying says: “The first is bitter like life; the second is sweet like love; and the third is gentle like the breath of death.”.

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