In the desert teatime can last for several hours! in Saharan “3 cup tradition”, the first cup or brew being the strongest and most bitter, then more water is added on to the tea leaves for the next two brews . They said that a gathering is only complete after all 3 cups have been shared. There is a famous book that refers to a similar tradition in Afghanistan that must have Bedouin roots.
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Roasting Arabic coffee, Wadi Rum, Jordan / through the Natural Traveler