Travel Blogs from Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

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Exploring the Cloud Forests, Hills of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka travel blog

Exploring the Cloud Forests

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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On the narrow guage train line between Haputale and Nuwara Eliya, the high plateau with undulating hills and peaks opened before the train, which poked in and out of small tunnels in the hills. Rain fell periodically on the cloud forest covering the ...

Thymeoff to be a Tourist, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Thymeoff to be a Tourist

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... is a route to be added to our “do it again” list. By the time we arrived in “Little England”(Nuwara Eliya), it was raining hard, a dense mist had settled over the hillsides, and the weather forecast predicted more of the same for ...

Where God dropped off Adam!, Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka travel blog

Where God dropped off Adam!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... made the journey to the top and found our way back to the bottom safely. We stayed on more night in Delhousie before we set off for Nuwara Eliya via Hatton again. We had a great time at Adam's Peak and I was so thrilled that we climbed the mountain as I ...

More British Than Britain!!, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

More British Than Britain!!

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... We took nearly 4 hours in total enjoying the walk and I'd highly recommend it even though it is quite expensive. Heading back towards Nuwara Eliya we were thankful we had chosen to take a jeep. The car park was packed with full size buses which should ...

Little to see in Toy Town, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Little to see in Toy Town

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka - From Delhouse to Nuwara Eliya we connected via Hatton and took buses all the way. The bus from Hatton was a small affair and poor Sonja had her feet stood on a few times and had her knee trapped for half the journey. The heavens ...

Sri Lanka , good place to stay, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka , good place to stay

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... , the roads are narrow and there is plenty of Tuc Tuc to avoid among trucks and other obstacles. The Sri Lanka Government would be well advised to spend more on Road Infrastructures Improvements than on silly oversized Presidents Pictures Billboards. The ...

Little England, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Little England

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... and steal food, mischievous little things, and apparently quite vicious if you annoy them.   I finally arrived in Nuwara Eliya or 'little England' after driving through a heavy rainstorm. The climate here is much cooler because of the ...

Our first weekend away, Uda Walawe, Sri Lanka travel blog

Our first weekend away

A travel blog entry by lauralouise

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... rejoin forming the shape of a bodhi tree leaf. In reality, although impressive, it didn't look like that! It was also Poya. In Sri Lanka, due to the Buddhist influence, there is a bank holiday (or 'Poya day') for every full moon. On these days you ...

a walk up butterfly mountain, Sri Pada, Sri Lanka travel blog

a walk up butterfly mountain

A travel blog entry by leendunc

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... sky past the street lights that lead the whole length of the hill.  At almost 7,400ft its the 4th highest mountain in Sri Lanka and although Dalhousie is perched at an elevation of 4,000ft the climb feels like a long one.  With the monotony of ...

Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Nuwara Eliya

A travel blog entry by rayandpaul

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The best bit of visiting Nuwara Eliya was the drive up there, through the tea plantations, past beautiful waterfalls, up into the cooler climate. The town itself doesn't have that much to offer - a small park, some Sri Lankan's wearing beanies (quite ...

Tea Country of Srilanka - Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tea Country of Srilanka - Nuwara Eliya

A travel blog entry by swatitari

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... the heart of the tea country of Sri Lanka and I would say the promise was well kept!! Apart from the tea estates, Nuwara Eliya also has many sites which fall in the Ramayan trail. The identification of these these sites are mostly based on the ...

The Hill Country, Ella, Nuwara Eliya, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Hill Country

A travel blog entry by cheza

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... any Sri Lankan food when we get home, you should hide because we are very keen! From Ella we moved to Nuwara Eliya and as it was coming up to the Sri Lankan New Year, it was like a carnival town. They have horse racing, abig fayre ground and lots of ...

Green and pleasant land, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Green and pleasant land

A travel blog entry by williment

Tired after our overnight Adam's peak climb a very small and very crowded bus took us slowly up a seemingly endless hill to Nuwara Eliya - Sri Lanka's highest town and known as "Little England". As we get to the outskirts of town there are rows of neat ...

A Stroll in Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

A Stroll in Nuwara Eliya

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

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... them greatly. We got back to the Grosvenor just before an onslaught of torrential rain. The rain seemed most unpredictable in Nuwara Eliya. In all that rain the hotel started leaking, though not in our room thankfully. Andy got snacks from town for ...

There Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

There Ain't No Mountain High Enough

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins

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... . I was really looking forward to a night of pampering at the "stunning and spectacularly located" Tea Factory hotel 14km east of Nuwara Eliya.  Set on a hill top at over 2000m, this five-star hotel was created out of the old Hethersett Estate Tea ...

Little England, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Little England

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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... On Jo and Ralph's advice Tom had pulled out all the stops to get us seats in the observation car up to the old hill station Nuwara Eliya, giving us a beautiful aspect on the velvety tea plantations. But it was a funny old place if I'm honest. They call it ...

Elephant extravanganza..., Kegalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Elephant extravanganza...

A travel blog entry by mosesthewench

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Well I'm finally getting round to writing my first blog from Sri Lanka! Sorry its taken me so frickin long but I've been v busy and when I haven't been busy I've been lazy... But anyway I'm here now! Hmm where do I start?! I arrived in Colombo last ...

Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Horton Plains National Park

A travel blog entry by salcat

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... End Horton Plains National Park is situated half way between Nuwara Eliya and Haputale in the hill country.   We stayed in Nuwara Eliya which is a good hours drive away on a very steep windy potholed road which made me feel quite sick first thing ...

Inland (Hill country) Sri Lankar, Tissa (Yala NP), Ella, Haputale, Nuwara Eliya, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Inland (Hill country) Sri Lankar

A travel blog entry by mjlankers

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... would not be a civil war today if the British would not have taken these people from India to Sri Lanka. After the tea towns of Ella, Haputale and Nuwara Eliya, we concluded our hill country trip with the city of Kandy.  Within and around Kandy we ...

Misty mountain hop, Hill Country, Sri Lanka travel blog

Misty mountain hop

A travel blog entry by woodlouse

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Nuwara Eliya, hakgala gardens, horton plains & worlds end Ella, tea ...

1st Stop - Tea Estate in Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

1st Stop - Tea Estate in Nuwara Eliya

A travel blog entry by venoth

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After breakfast this morning, we set out to continue the journey. We descended the hill towards Kandy and along the way, stopped at a tea estate and factory. ...

Pregnancy Fears and a Pricey Lime Soda, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pregnancy Fears and a Pricey Lime Soda

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

We played karom with Jai for a while, then went into town and called at a clinic behind the supermarket to ask about scanning machines, as I wanted to see if my baby was alright. The clinic hospital smelt awful and had a pukey effect on me. The doctor ...

Pera Heras and partying!, Kegalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pera Heras and partying!

A travel blog entry by mosesthewench

Well hello again! Tis me, still having a fantastic time in Sri Lanka, looking after my lovely beautiful elephant Somaliya (who I've become rather attached to in case you couldnt tell!) and doing all sorts of other random things! Since I last wrote we've ...

Train to Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Train to Nuwara Eliya

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

... plantation country. It was quite the landscape in which I could happily live. It was raining when we arrived at the station for Nuwara Eliya which was actually in a nearby village called Nanu Oya. A minibus dropped us off in town and after quite a ...

Little Britain, Nawara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Little Britain

A travel blog entry by appleandparsnip

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... stained walls. Guest house owner was friendly and helpful. Had our first hot shower before heading out onto the streets of Nuwara Eliya. Bought a curry and ate in Victoria Park, which is beautiful with its birdlife, gardens and trees, although we seemed ...

Fifty shades of Gray........Earl Gray Tea that is, Nuwara Eliya , Sri Lanka travel blog

Fifty shades of Gray........Earl Gray Tea that is

A travel blog entry by lindasmejkal

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We've made our way to Nuwara Eliya, on a very scenic three-hour train ride higher into the mountains. Nicknamed "Little England", this is tea country where several factories were built by the British in the 1800's. There are mountainsides upon ...

The chill at 2000m, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

The chill at 2000m

A travel blog entry by bass_ke

... in his Tuk Tuk guarding the bags. After sorting our tickets out of Sri Lanka we hopped in a van and started the drive up to Nuwara Eliya.  The Scenery on the way up is pretty cool, as is the climate as we climbed from 500m to 2000m.  We ended ...

2nd Stop - Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

2nd Stop - Nuwara Eliya

A travel blog entry by venoth

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From Selva Kataragama, we went up some winding roads to the beautiful hill resort of Nuwara Eliya.  Along the way, we first stopped at Ravana Falls. From there onwards, we went up hill further and stopped for lunch at a government rest house. ...

The Hill Country, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Hill Country

A travel blog entry by aguas

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... altura de ir para a praia, e decidimos dirigir-nos a Arugam Bay, na costa Sueste, atravesando as montanhas e Nuwara Eliya. As estradas no Sri Lanka são bastante más, especialmente no Norte e Este devido à guerra, por isso viajar por estrada pode levar ...

Little England, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Little England

A travel blog entry by offonourown2

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... a damp smell.  After doing our best to say no way Jose politely, we found our own accommodation but everything is quite pricey here and we are not sure why. Oh well - we have seen the alternative SRi Lanka now. What time is that train out of ...

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