• Tea plants after picking.

  • Head tea picker, proud of what she does. The tea rows directly behind her have been picked. The rows at the back are to be picked.

  • Tea pickers equipment. Includes woven baskets for the tea leaves, and plastic crates fashioned into seating when picking.

  • The tea gardens are raised for drainage purposes and under cover to soften the suns rays on the leaves.

  • Workers picking tea.

  • This is small tea plantation with a traditional covering made from bamboo covered with rice straw.

  • This is the end result. Premium Uji tea made in a local tea house.