Tea is the most popular beverage in the world, following water, and it has been around for a very long time. But how many of you have ever wondered where these leaves you use to make your tea everyday come from?
If you live in America, it’s most certain that you never had the fortune to enjoy the view of a tea plantation. Most people, unless ever visited one, wouldn’t imagine a tea field being an appealing to the eye sight, but that is not true. These immense geometrical green fields, mostly located in Asia but also in Africa and South America are actually of exceptional beauty and worth visiting!
In this post www.1001TeaFacts.com will take you to some of the most alluring tea plantations around the world. Grab a cup of tea, sit back and enjoy these amazing photos.
1. Tea estates of Valparai near Kerala, India.
2. Tea gardens in Munnar, Kerala, India. Back in the day, these gardens used to be a favorite retreat of the British. They are located at the confluence of the three rivers Muthirappuzha, Chandavurai and Kundaly.
3. Tea plantation in the Kenyan highlands, near Kericho. Kenya is one of the world’s largest tea producers and the number one exporter of black tea in the world.
4. The Bharat Tea Estate near Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia. This is the second largest tea producer in Malaysia, producing Cameron Valley Tea, synonymous with exquisite highland tea.
5. Beautiful panoramic shoot of Tea gardens near Haputale, Sri lanka
6. Imagine living on the mountainous area of Darjeeling? Home to one of the most famous black teas, Darjeeling tea.
7. The Tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka. This area is also known as “Little England”.
8. A Tea plantation in Taipei, Taiwan. Tea is of outmost importance for the Taiwanese culture.
9. Another stunning photo of Tea plantations in Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka.
10. Tea plantation, Sri Lanka.
11. Workers pick up tea leaves at a Tea plantation in Kerala, India.
12. Another Tea plantation in Sri Lanka.
13. Tea estate in Coonoor, India. It is known for producing Nilgiri Tea.
14. Tea plantation in Ciwidey, Bandung Indonsesia
15. Gorreana’s Tea plantations in Portugal are the oldest Tea estates in Europe offering the rarest European teas.
16. Charleston Tea plantation in South Carolina is the only Tea plantation in America producing “American classic”, the White House’s official Tea since 1987.
17. Boseong green Tea fields in Korea, are famous for their great quality green tea.
18. Yame Tea plantation in Japan, is one of the largest Tea producers in the country.
I hope you enjoyed these images of tea plantations and gardens from around the world. Please share with your friends and leave a comment below if you have something you’d like to add.