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China 2017 - Day 3 - Anji Bai Cha

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China 2017 - Day 3 - Anji Bai Cha

Michelle travels from Yixing to Anji in search of an amazing green tea Anji Bai Cha.

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China 2017 -Day 1 & 2 - Yixing

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China 2017 -Day 1 & 2 -  Yixing

Day 1 and 2 of Michelle's trip to China took her to the clay mines, factories and makers of Yixing, a place famous for its tea pots.

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Day 1 – Mengzuo | In search of Dian Hong

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Day 1 – Mengzuo | In search of Dian Hong

It took a while to get to Feng Qing but as usual in China the travel is always worth it. After an 11hour flight from London to Shanghai and then a connection onto Kunming in Yunnan we met our driver for the next few days who estimated 7 hours South West to Feng Qing, Lincang Prefecture Yunnan.  The journey took 11 hours culminating in steep climbs and long declines with the obligatory terrifying overtaking but at 1am we pulled into the town passing under the sign reading ‘China Black Tea Capital’ – always a good sign and certainly rejuvenating at the end of...

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At Comins we aim to make it simple for you to find and enjoy fine single estate teas. Rob & Michelle travel the world meeting and building relationships with dedicated growers to bring you a range of loose leaf teas that offer an excellent balance of quality and value. We also offer a hand-picked selection of teaware including our our exclusive British made tea bowls, tins and spoons designed by us and handmade by quality British craftspeople. Our range of tea gift sets and vouchers are perfect for that special present or just as a treat for yourself.

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