Glendower Hotel

5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya

A travel blog entry by misocutlet


... and went back to the town for dinner soon. They gave me a free transfer again. They were pretty nice and I suspected that they were too nice to be true..., but they were really nice.

My main interest of Nuwara Eliya was in tea fields and factories. I had a plan to visit Blue Field Factory, but I met a group of two Japanese and two Sri Lankans travelling to Mackwoods Factory and Labookellie Estate. I enjoyed talking ...

Kitulgala to Nuwara Eilya (Jungles to High tea)

A travel blog entry by mknox


... advised the track undulates but I mostly experienced ascending until the very end where we headed back to river to crossing small "ferry". The boat is narrow dug out canoe in which 6 people stand up whilst crossing river (see photo). It looks a bit scary but it felt quite natural when we did it. After a well deserved shower we commenced our drive towards Nuwara Eilya (known as Little England) through windy roads and tea plantations. ...

Kirigalpotta - Kings of the Night Mail

A travel blog entry by ceylontripper


... We decided to skip Thotupala Kanda for another day and continued on our way to the station uneventfully.

And thus ended one of the most memorable hikes we’ve ever done. Bee attack or not, our love for nature and hiking was cemented even stronger and we hope to do another one before much time elapses.

More pictures can be found on my Flickr account and more details can be found on my travel blog

Until the next time then.

Travel well, travel ...

How to get to Kandy, the hard way.

A travel blog entry by kate2013

... there and got a ticket but didn't realise. Maybe he just said there wasn't any tickets for the first train so he would have enough time to try to sell us a tour. Feeling very hot, tired and stressed out we waited on the platform. Surprisingly the train arrived early but before we could get anywhere near it thousands of Sri Lankan's had boarded & taken all the seats. We found a space by the door and closed it so our bags didnt fall out.We were relieved to have some space around us. ...

Tea & cake in Little England

A travel blog entry by pinklady27


... with a cuppa looking out but were frustrated our universal adapter with its 2 pins could not be forced into the plugs here which have 3 round pins. We mentioned this to the manager, he smiled and said it was not a problem, he would show us how, "You have a plastic pen?", he enquired, pulling one from his pocket and holding it up for us to look at. We eyed it with appropriate awe and puzzlement, stating that we did indeed possess a writing implement while pulling out ...

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This hotel, located on 5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, is near Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Nuwara Elia and Tea Country, and Buduruwagala.
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