Category Archives: Tea

Tea – After an all night 7-hour tea session (and the ensuing rapture) in a Taiwanese teahouse, my own ‘tea fix’ was fixed. Asia’s great green commodity has (like few other luxuries) soothed, fed and stimulated. Tea holds a vital role as one of the few constants in my life – a constant that only becomes more satisfying with time.

Tea Horse Road – Nomad Style

Few can claim to live as simply and as absolutely efficiently within (and atop) their environment as the nomads (ndrog’ba) who have long learned to survive and thrive well above 4,000 metres. Closer to the sky than most, their lives … Continue reading

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Tea Horse Road – The Faces

Beyond simply the daunting snow passes, eccentric bandits, and disorientation and dehydration abilities of the Tea Horse Road, there is the underside which kept business, business. Yeshi worked for one of the great family run companies, the Pomda-tsang, which ushered … Continue reading

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The Tea Horse Road Expedition – 8 Years’ On…

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Bulang Pu erh Tea – Spring Sips

  The Leaves Arrive There is something called a tea sweat, and I’m experiencing it. So is Andrew, and for someone of 250 lbs of Irish-Scotch bulk and a 6ft 7inch frame, this first time is something to enjoy, cherish, … Continue reading

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Lao Ban Zhang Pu erh – A Tea of Endurance

  Few teas that sit in my collection of leaves have ever not made a journey with me, accompanying me as a stimulant companion, ally, and vegetal mate. It is a kind of rite of passage to be taken, prepared, … Continue reading

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Oolong Tea….Roasted

Oolong tea and particularly a roasted Oolong should be something crafted by masters, but often they are simply the creations of those hoping to ‘hide’ an inherently bad tea.
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Award-Winning Writer Mariellen Ward Got Curious about an explorer, and then Interviewed Me

Explorer Jeff Fuchs gets interviewed by Mariellen Ward on her blog ‘breathedreamgo’. Continue reading

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New York’s Tea Drunk – I’m Bringing Pu erh tea Leaves and We’re Drinking

After the Explorers Club talk this Friday, I head south for tea sips to New York. No regular sips either…Pu erh tea leaves off of ancient trees. I’ll be in New York at the wonderful Tea Drunk sipping, serving, being … Continue reading

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Explorers Club Talk – Jeff Fuchs Presents the Himalaya’s ‘Route of Wind and Wool’

February 14 at 7:15 PM ET: Explorer Jeff Fuchs and the Route of Wind and Wool at  Valentine’s Day Talk….ahem Kensington Tours 36 Toronto St #300, Toronto, ON M5C 2C5 Explorers Club members and friends across Canada are encouraged to … Continue reading

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Tea Tour with Jeff Fuchs and Sri Lanka In Style through Sri Lanka

One of this year’s joys will be hosting another kind of tea tour. This tea tour is aided by  the impeccable talents of Sri Lanka in Style across jungles, into cultures, and all happily fuelled by teas of a different … Continue reading

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