Every morning, a little cuppa without fail; yet how little we know of the journey our coffee makes before it whets our palates. Its story started somewhere in Yemen, amongst the Sufis, then spread far across the continents, across time even, but still ended up in the coffee mugs of Starbucks, Costa Coffee, McCafe.

In the time of the dervishes, there were humans who could taste the history of the world in a mere sip. Today, I’ll settle with a vision for the next few hours.

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