Old fashioned tea house seen in Huaibei City, China’s Anhui Province.
A worker pours tea into a tea pot in an old tea house in Linhuan Town, Suixi County of Huaibei City, east China’s Anhui Province, Dec.11, 2014.
Linhuan Town, located in the southwest of Suixi County of Huaibei City in east China’s Anhui Province, has a long history that can dates back to more than four thousand years ago.
Local people of Linhuan has kept the tradition of drinking tea since Ming Dynasty, which leaves its print on people’s life here through the old square table, the rough sand bowl and the rusty copper tea pot.
Customers usually show up at the tea house at ten in the morning, where they can not only drink tea, but also smoke pipe, play cards, chat with each other and enjoy the leisure time. (Xinhua/Zhu Weixi)
China tea pots are seen in an old tea house in Linhuan Town
A worker mixes coal with clay to boil tea pot
An elder smokes pipe in an old tea house