The Great Wall of China is full of meaning and symbolism for Chinese people – some of which we’ve managed to package into this standard Box. Here’s some helpful tips for getting the most from your July Box!
奇兰茶 Qilan Tea [Uncommon Orchid]. Smaller than other boxes’ teas, this tea is of a much higher quality. Qilan is a semi-fermented tea with a pleasant aroma and fresh taste. Like its name suggests, it’s rich in orchid fragrance with mellow and sweet flavor. Because its a type of Wulong tea, it should be brewed in boiling water for 1-2minutes. Leaves can be brewed more than once. For more tips see our guide below:
Your own great wall comes in pieces ready to be assembled together like a large jigsaw puzzle. Your kids might need a hand putting this together but the box also contains some wood glue to keep everything in place once the wall is made. The play figures complete the set.
This reproduction of a hand-painted map of key sites and facts about the Great Wall in both English and Chinese is both beautiful and informative.
Want to learn more about the Great Wall? We’ve found some great links here and here and here!