Just after sunrise women in the Pasemah Highlands of South Sumatra begin the day's work of picking tea leaves by hand on a state owned tea plantation. The plantation, started during the days of Dutch colonialism, is now run by the Indonesian government. It is a valuable enterprise due to the high quality tea leaves from the volcanic soil of Gunung Dempo, whos lower slopes the plantation is situated on.
|Photo Location:||Pagar Alam, Indonesia|
|Copyright:||© Frank Sedlar|