Romania in 1964, through British Pathe eyes

In this video, you can see the beauty of Romania in 1964, through the excited eyes of visitors from the British Pathe agency. I found it on YouTube as well. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqVZO5V9b-g In it, Romania certainly looks like a beautiful, happy country, but the truth lay somewhat to the right of that picture. Romania was under … Continue reading Romania in 1964, through British Pathe eyes

Tea ceremony at the Morikami Museum

We attended a formal tea ceremony, a sado, at the Morikami Museum's Seishi-an Tea House, in Delray Beach (Florida, USA). A Japanese tea ceremony involves the ceremonial preparation and presentation of matcha (powdered green tea) to an honored guest, and is governed by four words: harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), and tranquility (jaku). This … Continue reading Tea ceremony at the Morikami Museum