Preview of trip to India


I’m off to India next week to visit some Assam ( North East India ) tea gardens.  Some absolute beauties in fact, owned by McLeod Russel India Ltd, who are possibly the finest privately owned tea growers in the world. I will be landing at Pertabghur tea garden and from there travelling to neighboring Phulbari and Monabarrie tea estates.

Assam tea doesn’t grow all year round as it is seasonal,  taking a well earned breather from December to March, so I’m getting there just in time.( I’m assured the bushes are in full flow, producing leaf at a rate which requires to be picked every week ! ). The Monsoon eventually dried up a few weeks ago so it is now warm and sunny on the estates..can’t wait to get there, see my next blog for an update.

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