Monthly Archives: June 2007

Abandoned Green Tea Field

Few young Japanese wish to live the life of a tea farmer in the beautiful and remote mountains of central Honshu. As a result, many farms are abandoned and left untended after the aging farmer dies or decides to retire. … Continue reading

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Mountain Top Green Tea Farm

While hiking in the mountains recently I met an 80 year old man who invited me to visit his mountain top green tea farm. The man bought and cleared the land at the top of this mountain over 60 years … Continue reading

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Abandoned Aerial Tramway

I found this rusty old aerial tramway station along the side of a small farm road high in the mountains of central Japan. The tram was likely once used by farmers to access green tea field located on the opposite … Continue reading

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