When I received an invitation to visit a tea farm in Alishan Taiwan to watch the 2008 spring harvest, it was really an opportunity not to be missed. I took the high speed train rail from Taiwan to Chiayi, a 1.5 hr super comfortable ride. Upon arrival, it took another 2+ hrs by car to the Dabang. I have posted some pictures of a spring harvest. A harvest is considered good when the morning is bright and sunny, which I am told is one of the factors that determines the quality of the harvest. Even though the harvest is by hand, the ladies do use tiny razors to pluck the leaves.
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