Monday, October 10, 2005

Over 20 km Tea and Horse Ancient Road Has Been Found in Yi Wu

Recent news reported that over 20 km Tea and Horse Ancient Road has been found in Yi Wu Ancient Tea Mountain. Among them, the most well kept section is the 5 km road from Man Gong village in Xiang Ming county to Luo Suo River. According to Mr. Yi Zhang, this Tea and Horse Ancient Road was 2 m wide and 240 km long in Qing Dynasty. It was the road that connected the six Ancient Tea Mountain with Si Mao and Pu-erh in the old days.

Yi Wu was not only a famous tea production region, but also a very important distribution place in the ancient days. During its peak era, 70% of teas produced in six Ancient Tea Mountains were sent to Yi Wu and got redistributed from there.

Tea Lovers at JinYuXuan Tea House