Tag Archives: China History

Tea-Infused Journey to the Sources of the Leaf – Beginning next March

  Much sipping, waiting, travelling, and finally contentment, has been put into creating a tea tour with Wild China where we will sip of the greens, the whites, the precious Puerhs and as many other teas as we can manage in … Continue reading

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The Journey to Sho’La Pass – Part 4 – The Smell of the Pass

Baima’s empty valleys and snow shards stare at us. We have left Benzilan behind and ‘Ngawa the Machine’ is no longer with us. Mountain air now thankfully dominates the heat infested valleys and the lethargy that heat brought, gives way … Continue reading

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Sacred Lakes Expedition – Led by a Memory

Preparations are in full mode here in Shangri-La to ascend to the sacred Tibetan high altitude ‘White&Black’ sister lakes, here in northwestern Yunnan. Known in ancient times as bodies of water where divinities resided, the lakes were consulted by locals … Continue reading

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November – Tea Horse Road, Jalamteas Event in Toronto – November 7th, 10th

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“Yunnan Tea Road” Article in award winning TRVL

Arriving back to Zhongdian (aka Shangri-La) to wet, hints of snow in the surrounding mountains, and the usual fun and games getting up-to-date with the goings on in our old town.  Building goes on, buildings go up and the sound … Continue reading

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Ebook of my “The Ancient Tea Horse Road” now – and finally – available

At long last an ebook version of  my ‘The Ancient Tea Horse Road‘ lives and breathes, making the whole tale a little more convenient and giving some of those incredible geographies and personalities another opportunity to shine, charm, and threaten. … Continue reading

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Global Times Interview with Jeff Fuchs

Interview with the “Global Times” on the importance and enduring legacy of the Tea Horse Road 

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