A common sight in Argentina. A tea drink called Mate.
A common sight in Argentina. Everyone drinks this drink called Mate. It is loose tea leaves that are drunk through a strainer straw (bombilla). Everyone has one in their house and takes one to work. They will drink this all day long. You can drink it alone with hot water which is very bitter (Mate amargo) or you can drink it with sugar (mate dulce)
PHOTO COURTESY OF: Tara Garcia