The Tea Sanctuary
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... 100 years the tea tannins are too strong and the tea gets bitter so they are replaced every 100 years. They are trimmed every 5 years down to waist high. Every 10-15 days the tea leaves are harvested. The buds have seeds and that is where white tea comes from. It is the most expensive. The leaves are sheared from the top of the plant using long scissors with a bag attached to catch the leaves. All the harvesting is done by women. They ...
... differences as grounds whilst my liver stood in the background, nodding its support. It was a very pretty downwards slog through grasslands and tea fields but toes don't generally give a flying **** about that kind of thing, y'know, on account of them not being able to see. They're toes.
Anwin told us a bit more about the workers, how the women earn ₹200 a day for every 21kg they ...
... buses are not that frequent so it may be worth engaging an auto or taxi for this trip unless you like walking. Chinnakallar to Cinchona is approx. 8km walking distance, a very scenic walk. We did this in Dec. 2010.
At the base of the Grass Hills in a densely forested valley, the Lawson Falls can be ...
As mentioned before our hotel, 'The Silver Tips Munnar', has a very close relationship with movies that can be seen in its decoration which carries the theme of Bollywood movies. However, what I had not realised till today is that this association is not without any reasons.
I found out today that two world-known film people stayed here. The first actor we all know: Shahrukh Khan. He stayed in a room on ...
... fast growing fuel for tea processing). Onwards to Echo Point, where a large group of noisy Indians obliged with the shouts over the water to get an echoed shout back. But this is India, and despite the beauty of the landscape it is marred by the continual rubbish, a pile that was being burnt as we were there.
And finally to Top Station, which was a ...