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Innovative tradition in Nara: The tea garden Suikyo

Today, our journey leads us to a neighbour prefecture of Kyoto, to Nara. The picturesque, meandering train line is going next to a river through a densely-inhabited mountain region. At the train station, today we are welcomed by Fumiaki from the Suikyo tea garden. In the car, he tells us how far the tea bushes have grown this year already, and tells us about some new projects. He estimates that the harvest in their tea garden will start in about […]

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