tea plantation - tea bushes (india)

Tea plantation on rolling hills near Darjeeling (India)

You can see fresh tea leaves from the bush in the foreground.­

agriculture farming hill tea leaves tea plantation west bengal
Volka Alipurduar Road, Peshok Tea Garden, West Bengal 734312, India

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­