Drinking tea

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Istanbul, Turkey

Drinking tea Istanbul Reviews

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Drinking tea Dec 15, 2011
Tea, tea, tea...you'll find tea all over Istanbul. Even while you're at the hotel lobby, you'll be asked if you would like to drink tea.

My first encounter with Turkish tea was on my 1st day there. It was rainy & chilly...and that hot tea at the stall, outside of Hagia Sofia was just too inviting. Thus began my love affair with Turkish tea. It comes in many variation. I've tried the black tea, apple tea and even cinnamon tea. Somehow, I ended up prefering the turkish black tea (cay) with the right level of bitterness & sweetness for me.
A strong, hot tea for a chilly day.
When it got too cold for me at the…
A tea to end the night.
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