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Tea Plantations & Spice Plantations

Kumily, Kerala, South India

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We journeyed up to the Cardamom Hills in Eastern Kerala near the border with the adjacent state, Tamil Nadu, to go to the tea plantations that are so famous there.
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Here are some plantation workers taking leaves off of the tea bushes.
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The plantation was absolutely beautiful.
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We went for a tour of the plantation
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And then for a tour of the tea processing plant. That plant smelled SO delicious!

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Afterwards, we went to a Spice Plantation
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We learned about all of the exotic fruits that are grown in the area: cocoa, cinnamon, coconuts, etc. as well as sustainable products such as bee honey, etc.
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A rooftop accommodation over the spice plantation. It looked amazing!!
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A view overtop the spice plantation...gotta keep those shoulders covered while in India

Posted by kendallwallace 13:06 Archived in India Tagged tea plantations

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