Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Yes, that is true. We are tea addicted. I should say we drink more than “Raki” which is more famous as a traditional Turkish drink. I remember really well. I was drinking 7 or 8 cup of tea per day. I could not imagine a single day without tea. If you visit
I remember my very first day here. Me, my husband – that time my boy friend- and some of our friends we went out to drink coffee. That is how they call it! Let’s go out for a coffee! We went to a very well decorated café-bar (in
Most of the Greek people (or should I say all), they start a day with a cup of coffee alongside a cigarette. As much as we drink tea, they drink coffee. After long (!) working hours (government offices close around 1pm, and 3days per week shops close around 3pm), they go for a coffee. But this time, coffee is an excuse to see your friends and to catch up with them. That is one of the thing I really like that they do. They know how to socialise and enjoy the life. Every single second!
Now, I am sure you are wondering my lovely reader, what I am doing about tea-coffee thing… After trying so hard with coffees, I may confess that when I go out in the afternoon with my friends I am drinking coffee but my mornings and my evenings it is my own tea time.