Photo Friday 03.11: Samovar

More than vodka, I felt that Russia was obsessed with tea

Photo Friday‘ is a weekly series showcasing pictures from around the world.

↑ Samovar in train

It seems that in Russian train there are these industrial water heating units called Samovar (Самовар / समोवर) in each compartment. As soon as my train departed Moscow, everyone, young and old, grabbed their mugs and lined up at the samovar for some hot water. It was very interesting to watch this!

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