Travel diary, tales and photos from our journeys to the tea plantations.
The last day in Guangzhou, at the largest tea market in the world (Fangcun). Tasting and purchase of collectable Pu'er and Hei Cha, post-fermented tea: Fu Zhuan Jin Hua and Qian Liang Cha from Hunan; Liubao and Lu'an Hei Cha.
Journeying into the jungle in the rain, to visit a remote tea garden in the middle of the forest. The owner uses the leaves to produce an outstanding black tea.
A whole day in the streets of the largest tea market in the world, in Guangzhou, in the south of China, looking for Hei Cha (post-fermented tea) and a local black tea.
Spending time with Master Chen, who has been producing Tieguanyin in Anxi for about thirty years, optimising his production methods from year to year without being swayed by current fashions.