The history of afternoon tea dates back to 1840 in England when the seventh Duchess of Bedford found herself hungry mid afternoon as dinners were only served at 8:00 PM. She began to invite her friends and it has since turned into a tradition continued today. The Empress hotel in Victoria, Canada has continued this tradition since opening it's doors in 1908. It's a reminder food is something to be shared.
Great light, great textures and great history in your caption! I love that you use this caption to remind us that food and drink is something to be shared. Now I'll go warm some water for tea...
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