Tea anyone? Darjeeling tea?
October 30, 2010 • Spiritual Adventures
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 processed then packed and shipped around the world. This estate supplies tea for the famed Harrods in London.
After the tour of the manufacturing plant we wandered out into the plantation. Tea plants as far as the eye can see. We walked along narrow dirt paths between the tea plants watching tea pickers go about their day. A lot of hard work goes into the cup of tea we enjoy.
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