Words and Images by Nema Etebar
After spending over a month in Rwanda, I found myself in an off-road truck, driving through the deepest forest to document one of the largest areas of tea fields in the country, the Gatare Tea Plantation, located at the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Rwanda has been exporting and sharing its tea with the world for many years. East-Africa has textbook-perfect climate, with two rainy seasons a year, and rich volcanic soil, which creates a natural fertilizer. Mountain mists helps hold the moisture close to the plants and protect them from the sun. Read More