Alishan high mountain tea was harvested 2 weeks earlier than usual this season, so we didn't get to see the harvesting. However, the farmers were very kind to show us how the harvesting, oxidizing and roasting are done.
We were also fed this delicious vegetarian meals!
Preparing the tea for roasting
Oxidizing the tea
An Alishan tea farm
Rolling the oolong balls
View from the train
Next stop: Pinglin and Baozhong tea. More stories and photos to come.