Mar 24, 2014

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PHOTO: Coca Tea in Peru

Coca tea

Yup, that coca. Its leaves are served all over Peru — in candies, teas, etc. It’s used recreationally by the locals and as a cure for altitude sickness for tourists. Don’t get too excited; it doesn’t get you high, but is still fun to say you’ve tried!

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  1. Odd. How is the taste? I assume pleasant, if it was used so widely?
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    • Honestly, Stephen, I can’t remember! It must not have been that good or that bad. Kind of just tasted like tea.

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