Steam and Tea: Two Russian Traditions

Icy Plunge
Taking an icy plunge

There are two things Russians never want to be without: banyas and tea. While covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, my colleague Dipti Kapadia did an excellent video on the Russian banya culture while I journeyed up to the mountains to explore the joys of tea.

A visit to Dagomys Tea Plantation in Russia.
A visit to Dagomys Tea Plantation in Russia.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s