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The Legend of Darjeeling

Legend says winter comes from the hands of Chys Khan, the master of the cold. It is passed from his hands to those of Father Christmas, who is responsible for distributing it throughout the rest of Europe. Both have a … Continue reading

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More Tea Styles Being Seen from Assam Gardens

So many people, when you mention “fine tea” or “premium tea” to them, automatically think of the “great teas” from China (the exact list varies), the prize-winning oolongs from the nation of Taiwan, and of course the teas from the … Continue reading

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The China Jats of Darjeeling

Tea growing in the area of West Bengal in northern India started with folks like Robert Fortune, a Scotsman who is credited with smuggling (some say stealing) tea plants and people who knew how to cultivate them and process the … Continue reading

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