The Ten Fu Tea Museum is located on the expressway to Chengdu in Jia Jiang. On September 6, 2008, Southwest Jiaotong University - Emei Branch took its foreign teachers on a cultural trip in the area. Our trip ended at the tea museum where we had a wonderful experience learning about tea.
The following pictures tell of our adventures with tea at the museum:
Inside the museum
View in the main display area
Professionally done throughout the museum
Manikins love tea as well
Two manikins prepare and serve tea to the head manikin
A manikin and his stuffed horses do the Tea Horse trail to Tibet
Cooking the tea to bring out the flavors
Sunee checks out the different kinds of tea found throughout China
On The Museum Grounds
Traffic signs so one does not get lost on the museum grounds
Zoe and the bronze tea guy pouring tea Sichuan style
A beautifully detailed bronze of ancient tea carriers
A well stocked sales area to insure the best tea for all
Zoe, our international teacher coordinator, bought us all tea mooncakes to celebrate the coming holiday
And, of course, we all got to taste the local teas compliments of a beautiful tea "master"
Retired military officer and wife. Taught at Assumption University of Thailand from 2002 -2007 and at Southwest Jiaotong University - Emei Branch 2007 -2010. Currently retired and living at home in Bangkok, Thailand. More formal education than common sense dictates. Career language and cultural enthusiasts. Combined knowledge of more languages than is practical. Both realized early on that material never out weighs spiritual. Pursuing the spiritual as a lifelong endeavor.
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