Tea anyone? Darjeeling tea?
Day 14: After a wonderful morning of classes we board jeeps and head off to the Happy Valley tea estate. A half hour later, after making our way through narrow streets, alleyways and cliffside roads we pull up on this estate. A guide takes us on an informative tour of how the tea leaves are…Read More
The road to Darjeeling, tea heaven in the Himalayas.
Draped like a green velvet over a steep Himalayan mountain ridge Darjeeling is covered with lush forests and endless tea plantations. The small town Darjeeling is densely packed with endless shops and its catacomb of narrow roads provide a maze to explore this hill station. Once you’ve drag...Read More
High Tea in Darjeeling
Famed for its tea, Darjeeling boasts spectacular views of the Himalayas and is one of India’s perfect getaways from the intense subcontinent. The New York Times photographic slide show of the tea industry in Darjeeling captures somewhat what it is like to be there. View photographs of Darje...Read More