Authentic Tea

Chinese tea served authentically

We all know who discovered and refined tea, the Chinese. Yesterday a friend and I were invited for tea at a Communist training center. This big wig, who’s also an artist, poured us cup after little cup of Chinese tea. Note how they warm the pot by pouring water all over the outside of it.


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My walk through Jinan's downtown hutongs
Hutongs comes from Mongolian and means water wells. They're the alley ways that flow through old neighborhoods.
Through this door is a courtyard house.

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Spa Menu

Prices for massage services

Here are the prices for various massages at our local masseuse. They use traditional techniques and it’s very basic here. No soothing music or babbling brook sounds.

I haven’t summoned the courage to partake yet. I admire Diane and Paula who were regular customers.