Terraces of tea in Yunnan | Yamashita | SupChina

Terraces of tea in Yunnan

The largest tea plantation in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province. The famous Pu’er tea, a type of fermented tea that is believed to have many health benefits, is mainly produced in this prefecture.

Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.