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Scenes of Western Sahara

Tea Preparation

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Tea Preparation

Guests are treated to tea, prepared by pouring it from cup-to-cup, to infuse the sugar and herbs and create a frothy head. Read an NPR blog by Eliza Barclay about the social significance of tea in Western Sahara.

See the full story: Regional Instability Threatens Already Tense Western Sahara