King Fern Cottage
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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Our last day or two in Ella consisted mostly of more walks up mini Adam's Peak followed by cake. (See, I told you that was my plan!) Every day to walk into town we'd walk along the train tracks - as the locals do. Slightly bonkers seeming at first, we soon realised this was all cool and just to keep your ears firmly open for oncoming train toots. …
... was an old British hotel. The whole town has elements of an old British town yet the Main Street was typically Sri Lankan. The gardens are all manicured on the grounds. Internet is a thing of the future to this place. It's all very colonial. We had an amazing feast of Indian food in the Grand Indian restaurant - a lonely planet recommendation - where we waited outside in the rain for 30 minutes but it was worth it. A feast for a few ...
... the bus station that just had a picture of sky displayed on it - I have no idea what it is supposed to be for! We spent the rest of the evening relaxing at the hotel, as we were both pretty tired. Later on in the evening, we got hungry again, so ordered some noodles in the hotel, which took about an hour and a half to come. It was then that it struck me, with the British style hotel building and the chaotic staff, we must be on the set of the real life Sri Lankan Fawlty ...
... 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 ...
... every time I say this, the exact oppostie happens. It was supposed to be a quiet evening and it was going that way, even up to the point when we sat and had a cup of tea in the bar. Then it all went a bit wrong.....
A beautiful Isreali woman enters,
BW: "Hi, I recognise you, were you in Arugam Bay?"
Amit: ""Yes I was, I'm Amit, would you like to join us?"
As this point I become invisible, I could have grown two heads or burst into flames ...