Tea tasting: Houkouen’s kabusecha

Located in the mountainous countryside of Shimizu Ward in Shizuoka City, Houkouen is known as the ‘tea fields of sea clouds’, for it is on an elevation of 350 metres above sea level. When conditions are right, especially in the early mornings, a sweeping panoramic view of unkai or sea of clouds can be seen … Continue reading Tea tasting: Houkouen’s kabusecha

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