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Drama in Darjeeling

It is not the first time that there are political problems in Darjeeling, but it is the first time that it lasts so long and with so much violence. For over 2 months, the separatist political movement “Gorkhaland” is blocking the region. They have been asking for years for the creation of an independant state. The […]


The SEEYOK tea garden is getting to Chinese methods

It is not easy to reach the SEEYOK tea garden. The road from Mirik or better expressed the path, is so steep and narrow that drivers must have cold sweats, but for passager, it is a great pleasure to discover the so scenic and beautifull landscape of the Darjeeling mountains. Beyond its high quality teas […]

Darjeeling and Terai 1.Flush teas

The year wasn’t good for Darjeeling 1.flush. Due to the persistent drought, the production of 1.Flush teas was down from 1.6 million kgs to 1.million. However, the quality was quite good and due to shortage in crop, prices were higher than last season. Here are the tasting results of 3 Darjeeling 1.Flush which were amongst […]

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