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Pressing Merlot, Palkonya, Hungary

Wow. I let more than a week slip by. In the mean time, I’ve been to two more wineries, but let me finish up with Haraszti Pince before I move on. Being a small winery, this little auger-driven press is … Continue reading

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A Story from the Tea Factory, Darjeeling, India

This story requires several photos, but I don’t think you’ll mind. When you stay at a tea estate, one of the crowning moments for the proprietors is showing you their facilities, doing a tasting, and getting you to buy a … Continue reading

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Tea Factory #4, Darjeeling, India

I like the balance of the unmoving crate full of tea balanced with the movement of the worker in the background, getting another crate ready for packaging. Glenburn Tea Estate, Darjeeling, India.

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Alakiyiz Demonstration, Kochkor, Kyrgyzstan

On the visit to Son Kul Lake, I saw a demonstration of how traditional Kyrgyz felt products are made. The process is laid out in some detail at my Facebook page. Currently, this particular alakiyiz is in a box in … Continue reading

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Workshop, Spoleto, Italy

On a trip through Italy, we spent a rainy, rainy day in Spoleto. From its belvedere you can see a chunk of the ancient aquaduct as it crosses a valley. But obviously, this post isn't about that. As my family … Continue reading

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