The moments leading up to the Tea Master Cup competition are filled with pomp and circumstance. We meet with local government officials...
Day 6: Journey Continues
September 19, 2019
On day five we awake from our night with the Dao People and are greeted by amazing views of cloud enshrouded mountains and drifting mists.
Day 5: Hoàng Su Phi
September 18, 2019
Today we leave our jungle accommodations, back across the wooden bridge and head yet higher into the mountains of Hoàng Su Phi...
Day 4: Tea Research Institute
September 17, 2019
Monday morning we load up humans and luggage into two vans and start our trek to the Northern Mountainous Region.
Day 2: Opening Ceremonies
September 15, 2019
Day two begins with opening ceremonies for the Tea Masters Cup at the Hanoi Cultural Exchange Center.
Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi
September 14, 2019
We arrived in Hanoi at around noon on Saturday 9/14 after meeting up at the Taipei airport. Once through immigration and baggage claim, we found our driver for the short trip to our hotel.
Tea Masters Cup
September 12, 2019
Sometimes in the tea world, exciting opportunities come our way! We received an invitation in August to attend the Tea Masters Cup in Vietnam and tour some of the tea growing regions this September 14-21.