Tea garden for 'adrenaline junkies'

Xu Leiying China Plus Published: 2017-11-15 10:46:08
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A group in Zhouning County, southeast China's Fujian Province, is trying to add a shot of adrenaline to its tea business.

Photo taken on November 13, 2017 shows a 42-meter-high crosswalk with a glass floor spans a tea garden on Sujia Mountain in Zhouning County, Fujian Province. [Photo: China Plus/Xu Leiying]

Photo taken on November 13, 2017 shows a 42-meter-high crosswalk with a glass floor spans a tea garden on Sujia Mountain in Zhouning County, Fujian Province. [Photo: China Plus/Xu Leiying]

42-meter-high crosswalk with a glass floor, and grass sliding facility have been built over a tea plantation on Sujia Mountain. 

Su Wenda who runs the tea plantation has told CRI reporters that a bungee jump is going to be established on the site in the near future.  "We hope to attract more young people by combining the beauty of nature with the excitement," said Su.

Photo taken on November 13, 2017 shows a 42-meter-high crosswalk with a glass floor spans a tea garden on Sujia Mountain in Zhouning County, Fujian Province. [Photo: China Plus/Xu Leiying]

Photo taken on November 13, 2017 shows a 42-meter-high crosswalk with a glass floor spans a tea garden on Sujia Mountain in Zhouning County, Fujian Province. [Photo: China Plus/Xu Leiying]

The tea plantation on Sujia Mountain is part of a pilot program in Zhouning, a mountainous county that is eager to combine its pillar industry, tea production, with ecotourism.

Photo taken on November 13, 2017 shows a 42-meter-high crosswalk with a glass floor spans a tea garden on Sujia Mountain in Zhouning County, Fujian Province. [Photo: China Plus/Xu Leiying]

Photo taken on November 13, 2017 shows a 42-meter-high crosswalk with a glass floor spans a tea garden on Sujia Mountain in Zhouning County, Fujian Province. [Photo: China Plus/Xu Leiying]

Ecotourism is being touted in Zhouning as a green and sustainable way for economic development. It's become a buzzword in the wake of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC, has promised to promote green development and intensify the protection of ecosystems as part of his report at the 19th CPC National Congress.

Photo taken on November 13, 2017 shows a 42-meter-high crosswalk with a glass floor spans a tea garden on Sujia Mountain in Zhouning County, Fujian Province. [Photo: China Plus/Xu Leiying]

Photo taken on November 13, 2017 shows a 42-meter-high crosswalk with a glass floor spans a tea garden on Sujia Mountain in Zhouning County, Fujian Province. [Photo: China Plus/Xu Leiying]

'Building a Beautiful China' has been highlighted by Xi Jinping as one of the goals for China by 2035.

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