Mirik | Okaity Tea Garden
View from the Rishi Road between Mirik and Simana Basti in southeastern direction. The tea industry has a long tradition in the area of Darjeeling, going back to 1841 when the British introduced the Chinese tea plant (Camellia sinensis). Darjeeling Tea has become an internationally recognized and highly reputed brand.
- crop, cultural landscape, mountainscape, plant, Zonobiome II
- Monday 13 November 2017 by Martin Mergili in Asia / India (3160 visits)