A day in Bogawantalawa begins with tea in bed in one of four restored colonial bungalows at Ceylon Tea Trails, then a breakfast cup beside a terrace where pickers are plucking the prescribed “two leaves and a bud”. Another cup follows with planter-in-residence Andrew Taylor, who conducts a tour of the Norwood tea factory. Later, at high tea on the terrace,
assess the strength, colour and pungency of a brew likely picked yesterday morning (no milk or sugar, please).
Read More The Age, Melbourne, 100 Extraordinary Experiences – Tea Trails No 40, p17