Galway Forest Lodge

89 Upper Lake Road, Havelook Drive, Nuwara Eliya, 22094, Sri Lanka | 3 star hotel
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Home From Home

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins

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From Ella we moved onto the southern hill country's principle settlement, the somewhat faded resort of Nuwara Eliya (New-rail-eeya), the most British of all Sri Lankan towns, and sitting at the heart of the tea industry. The island's highest town is set amidst a bowl of green mountains beneath the protective gaze of Sri Lanka's tallest peak, …

Driving the Hill Country and Drinking Tea

A travel blog entry by wanderingbish

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... hills, past waterfalls and cutting between tea plantations. We were massively fortunate as the sky stayed totally clear and an amazing shade of blue for us all through the day.

We stopped for some morning tea at "The Castle" a relatively new site built by one of the largest tea suppliers in the country - lovely tea and a solid Steak Sandwich of which I was in great need after missing breakfast in favour of the Police Station that morning.

We also stopped at ...

Leopards, chocolate milk and two-bit towns...

A travel blog entry by jab13

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It has been very full on since I last wrote during lazy beach times! On Sunday, I took the bus to Tissa, the town closest to Yala National Park. Public buses are about one-tenth the cost of a tuk tuk. I was the only Westerner on both bus rides and I got stared at a lot. Nothing new after weeks in India and Sri Lanka, however one subtle man even moved his seat so he could sit behind me and stare more closely. Sri Lankan men love to stare and immediately ask ...

Kirigalpotta - Kings of the Night Mail

A travel blog entry by ceylontripper

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... on the hike but that proved to be futile. Finally Indika suggested that we make a run for it. There was no time to weigh in the risks or the difficulty of such an action. There was so much more to go and the end of the forest was also somewhat distant. We took a split second to hitch up our gear and made an absolute complete mad dash for the exit from this bee infested forest. Mind you, we were not in the best of physical shape by this time. The backpacks were heavy and ...

Start of an adventurous weekend!

A travel blog entry by lottiep23

... experience. We all got dried and changed and got back into the minibus and carried on driving through mountains to get to our hostel in Nuwara Eliya..it was very scenic, hills and mountains covered with tea plantations, we stopped at one and had some cake and a cup of "The Worlds Best Tea"..it was delicious but I'd still prefer a brew made back at home by my Mum or Will :p It started to rain and get dark and we started to drive up higher into the mountains and ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 89 Upper Lake Road, Havelook Drive, Nuwara Eliya, is near Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Nuwara Elia and Tea Country, and Buduruwagala.
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