Further up the mountain from Emau Hill there is a tea plantation. There is also a small factory there that processes the tea – I’m saying processes, because I don’t really know what they do to it – dry it I suppose. teafactory.jpg

This is the factory and the buildings on the right are a small school. The tea is picked by hand and yes the pickers do have those huge baskets on their backs, like the lady on the PG Tips box.


The baskets are very very heavy – this isn’t an easy job and it was  unbelievably hot.teapickers2.jpg

If you wondered what tea actually looks like – well here you go.