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We set off after a nice rooftop breakfast, Rohan waiting as always and greeted as usual with the shaking of hands. Our first stop was a lovely stroll around the Botanical Gardens built by the British in the 19th century. There was an orchid house of some beauty and monkeys roamed the gardens at will. It was Sunday and by tradition the place was full of canoodling couples, apparently to keep out of ...
... a few before heading up the train. We had to wait for a train from Ella to pass before heading out onto the single track again. At our next stop the peanut seller did the rounds again having stayed aboard. He was joined by a guy selling assorted deep fried balls containing vegetables or prawns. You got about 6 in a bag for rupee 100 and they were delicious and would have gone splendidly with a Lion. As we waited for the next train to pass the weather closed in, we were shrouded ...
... not far from the hotel which was serving delicious, cheap food.It is so nice that you can just go into a local cafe and have cheap yet normally very good quality food, and massive portions (which isn't always good) I slept on the mattress on the floor which was actually fairly nice, before ummming and arrhing a lot in the morning over whether to go to Batticola or go and see Tea and then Ella as they were splitting into groups. At literally the last minute I decided on tea with ...
... two or three kilometers were a pleasant walk along the railroad track, but we were in trouble once we turned off the track. After several false starts that led us through fields and front yards, and doing our best to shake the persistent guides that leeched onto us trying to convince us to accept their assistance, we finally found the correct trail after about 25 minutes. From there, it was a steep straight ascent up, up, up to the top. We didn't mind at ...
... cheap at 1500 rupee and necessary to cover the vast area of the towns perimeters. We were both pretty excited to test our new trekking gear before we hit Nepal and the climate here was perfect for it. With it idling at about 13 degrees plus wind chill, we were both glad to have warm clothes with us. After a 3 hour or so tour of the tea factory, town centre and waterfall, we were on cloud nine and loving the place. We both agreed that it was our favourite place in Sri ...