From The New York Times:
“But tea estates from Assam to Darjeeling are now converting British-built 19th-century bungalows into luxury lodgings, catering to a growing band of sophisticated palates seeking the perfect cup of tea.” (read the full article at The New York Times)
I’ve long been interested in the growing trend towards adventure travel in general and tea tourism in particular. It will be interesting to see how this matures over time. India will have to find a way to strike a delicate balance between the tendency towards overt commercialism and the need for careful ecological conservation.
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