Friday, September 5, 2014

(632) Summer’s almost gone #1


But the emblematic drink of the season, mugicha (麦茶) that is barley tea is still sold (and consumed) pretty much everywhere.  The metal teapots (and especially the old style yellowish big metal teapots called “yakan”/やかん) are synonymous with it.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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