Panyaro 2000

This year, Chae Won-hwa moved to a new location, in the extreme south-east of Mount Chiri, to make her tea: Yonsan-ri, Konmyong Myon (County) within the confines of Sach'on City. These photos were taken during this year's tea-making.


Plunging the leaves in hot water to soften them before the drying begins.

A new batch of leaves is placed over the fire for drying.

The nearby temple : Tasol-sa

Chae Won-hwa tests whether the tea is perfectly dried.

Chae Won-hwa performs the formal Panyaro Tea Ceremony