The Story of a Leaf - Episode 1/2/3 - The Spirit of Tea

A tea leaf falls into water and changes the taste of it. Tea was born from the encounter between water and fire, life and death. The fate of tea is the fate of the Chinese people.

Follow Damian Harper, writer for Lonely Planet, as he takes you around the world to explore the history, origins and development of tea.

Watch this YouTube video The Story of a Leaf Episode 1

From the tea plantations to the barrens plains, from the search of tea to the planting of one’s own, the lives of Chinese people have been intertwined with tea. Episode 2

For thousands of years, people of the East have discovered the meaning of life through a cup of tea, even the Japanese tea ceremony has its origins in China. Episode 3 

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