Galway Forest Lodge
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... some of the most beautiful scenery we've ever seen. Tea factories are dotted throughout the landscape with women plucking the buds in the bright, bright sunshine.
Just as we reach the highest spot, 6180 feet above sea level, Kingsley's phone goes and it's his five year old grandson calling to say hello. Kingsley passes me the phone and asks me to say hello as it would be very exciting for his grandson to talk to a foreigner. A brief, ...
... Ella's peak and floated across the valley. Little Rawana Falls doubled in size and flowed chocolate brown. We ordered drinks and settled in with front row seats to watch the building electrical storm unfold. We decided to eat in and figured there would be just us! Then everyone else started to arrive. We met a young couple from Norway and shared travel stories before ordering our meals (they needed to source the ingredients and get the cooking under way). Dinner was delicious on so many ...
... order to go back to Nuwara Eliya we took a local bus again. This time they charged us something like RS 30 per person. Sören paid for all of us which was a very nice gesture of him.
Until the last moment we were unsure about our plans for the following day. We had read about a national park, located roughly 30 km from Nuwara Eliya, where you can do an excellent morning hike. It is called Horton Plains National Park. Nevertheless, we still had some doubts how to get ...
... climb, we sat on a rock and decided that the famous pilgrimage up to Adams peak might be a little too strenuous for us! On the way down we met a local girl selling jewellery made from seeds found in the area and used in Ayurvedic medicine. She was a sweet girl and it was hard to resist her delicate craft. After our exertions we decided we were in need of a massage and headed for the local spa. Let's just say it was an interesting experience and ...
... workers live in shacks nestled in the mountains made mostly of corrugated iron sheets. We felt rather embarrassed to turn the corner and be pointed to a hugely out of place mansion house which was to be our accommodation for the night. It is clearly an old colonial building and we were somewhat bewildered to then be served high tea in the 'English garden'. It was lovely mind you, but very strange. We then went for ...