• HOME >
  • Origin of Tea

Massive hailstones near the Myanmar border

[2013.04.07] Posted By

Hailstones on the road

 

The pu-erh tea from Myanmar

In Yunnan, we went to a village situated at the border to Myanmar to source for pu-erh tea. We wish if we are able to introduce some teas from Myanmar. According to local Chinese who live nearby the border to Myanmar, they have close communication, and in the past till today, many trading are on-going. In fact, some Myanmar villages produce the pu-erh tea as well. Since they have no domestic demand of pu-erh tea, those teas produced in Myanmar are carried over to China and sold in Chinese pu-erh tea market.

China-Myanmar border

Sudden encounter of hailstones

hailstones in yunnan

Hailstones shower

When we were driving at mountain road, hailstones massively fell upon us. Despite in the sub-tropical climate, the environment was immediately transformed into winter scenery. The temperature dropped drastically. The local driver said it was the first time in his life to experience the hailstones. I was a little nervous since he did not slow down his car despite the road was so slippery. Although I come from country with four seasons, this is a very rare experience.

hailstones in yunna

Related Articles

How to get the latest update on HOJO?

1. Follow Twitter, 2. Click "Like" on Facebook, and 3. Subscribe in newsletter. You can have the latest tea news from HOJO.

Subscribe the Newsletter to enjoy the privileges
You may receive a free sample upon purchase, or you may have the priority to purchase special products. So please remember to subscribe our newsletter as well as the social network.

HOJO TEA Online Shop NEWSlist

New Release of Anxi Traditional Oolong
Anxi, located in Fujian province, China, is celebrated for its Tie Guan Yin tea. However, the Traditional Anxi …
New Release of Lan Yun Tie Guan Yin from Anxi
Lan Yun Tie Guan Yin from Anxi, is not just an ordinary Tie Guan Yin. It has a strikingly delightful flavor re …

NEW ARTICLES

2024 Overview: Our Yunnan White Tea Quality, Process, and Weather Insights
One of the teas we’ve been focusing on in Yunnan Province is white tea. Historically white tea has been …
Yunnan’s Hospitality Culture: Expressed Through Meals
In China, as a form of greeting, it’s common to say “你吃饭了吗?” which means “Have you eat …
In Search of Wild Tea: Exploring Mountain Villages in Southwest Lincang, Yunnan
We are currently sourcing tea in the southwestern part of Lincang City, Yunnan Province. One of the crucial pr …
New Release of Anxi Traditional Oolong
Anxi, located in Fujian province, China, is celebrated for its Tie Guan Yin tea. However, the Traditional Anxi …
Yunnan 2024 Spring Tea Sourcing
Yunnan Province is globally renowned for the exceptional quality of its tea leaves. However, lax production ma …
The Relationship Between Greenness of Tea Leaves and Fertilizer
For both tea and vegetables, there’s a common misconception that a deeper green colour indicates better …
Creating Muscatel Black Tea using a Unique Blending Method
I would like to introduce the unique creation of black tea with a distinctive muscatel flavor profile. Acquiri …
New Release of Lan Yun Tie Guan Yin from Anxi
Lan Yun Tie Guan Yin from Anxi, is not just an ordinary Tie Guan Yin. It has a strikingly delightful flavor re …
The Difference Between Fermentation in Tea and Fermented Foods
Black tea and oolong tea are often categorized as “fermented teas,” but the extent to which they u …
Two New Releases of Phoenix Dan Cong Oolong: Ba Xian King and Single Tree Tea
We are excited to introduce two highly exclusive Phoenix Dancong Lao Cong teas in our latest release. The feat …

PAGETOP