Hotel Alta Vista
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... person in very broken English tried to explain and this is what I got from it). They were parading in the streets and we could follow them for a little. Many locals where dancing to the beat of the music and some were pierced with needles on their bodies and faces.
We have now spent a couple days more in Ella and we absolutely loved the place. We spent most of our time going on hikes, the most notable ones Ella’s rock and Little ...
... wasn't an issue, and the bed is actually comfortable.
For the most part, Sri Lankan beds have been hard and thin, and the pillows have been harder and lumpy.
It was so cool I needed a blanket and woke up actually thinking I was in Canada!
Even though I'd had a great rest, I was still feeling a little blah in the morning.
We had breakfast at the guesthouse, then the girls headed out while I stayed behind and rested and did ...
... as the travel guides note. Initially, we were passing through forest areas and looking into people’s houses. Many people even stood outside their homes and waved at the train. As we moved further along the line, we were greeted by views of rolling green hills. The entire journey took 6 and a half hours.
Ella is a small town. We stayed in a homestay called Samadhi. The couple and their son that run it ...
... came on the bus to sell English vocabulary books, much to the amusement of everyone on the bus, who kept stealing glances at us and smirking. After his sales pitch, the guy came to speak to us and asked us about our trip, he told us that he was hoping to visit 5 different countries in his life and was trying to save up enough money to go.
The bus to Thanamalwila passed without incident after that and was even ...
... shop just down the street and ask them. I did and the guys there all jumped on their phones to find me somewhere to gain their commission, I gave them my budget (cheap cheap!) and within 2mins the lady from literally next door came round and showed me the room. I ended up paying £6 a night but actually in Sri Lanka that's very cheap and this room was lovely with an awesomely central location.
I'd prearranged to meet Nik and Jenny that evening which was ...