Khady, left, and Ibrahima, right, watch Pape as he prepares “ataya” or tea in Dakar, Senegal. Taking ataya is a tradition in west Africa where friends come together multiple times a day to socialize as one person pours tea from one small glass to another to mix the ingredients and create a foam before drinking. Photo by Jane Hahn @janehahn #senegal #dakar #teatime #ataya #friends

Khady, left, and Ibrahima, right, watch Pape as he prepares “ataya” or tea in Dakar, Senegal. Taking ataya is a tradition in west Africa where friends come together multiple times a day to socialize as one person pours tea from one small glass to another to mix the ingredients and create a foam before drinking. Photo by Jane Hahn @janehahn #senegal #dakar #teatime #ataya #friends

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    Here’s a video showing how the ataya mixes the tea.
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