Makaibari Tea Estate and its Tea Guru encounter

Makaibari Tea Estate Visit Today's day will be the most memorable day in my life. Why? An honorable meeting with the most reputed Tea Guru I have ever known, Mr. Rajah Banerjee of Makaibari Tea Estate, was possible. I had heard hundreds of stories about him and his tea estate particularly his love for animals, environment ...

Arya Tea Estate Darjeeling, First hand visit experience

Visit Story from Arya Tea Estate: A story about my first visit to Arya Tea Estate, a tough road to traverse for the blissfulness. It has always been an exciting moment for me when a particular tea garden visit is on the calendar. From the hustle and bustle of a busy township and far far away from ...

Not a Tea Leaf should go to waste says Castelton Tea worker

During the 2015 Darjeeling Second Flush season, I was in Castleton Tea Garden in order to purchase some Darjeeling Teas. When it was free time to explore the tea garden, I was busy with my camera taking shots of whatever I could get my hands on. While doing so, I noticed some of the tea workers were ...

Hand in hand with the Darjeeling Tea workers

Every tea season, Thunderbolt Tea visits Darjeeling Tea gardens in order to select and procure high quality Darjeeling Teas. This is possible because we are here, based in proper Darjeeling town and can counter every tea that is coming out of the Darjeeling Tea estates - simply meaning, we will know which teas are good. ...