King Fern Cottage
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... some pretty good cups of tea here too, and there is nothing like having a cup of tea, in a tea plantation, in the middle of a good hike! Already Sri Lanka has offered so much in terms of variety, from the laid back beach town of Negombo, to the ancient cities and the mighty hill country. That evening as we returned to civilisation, we watched on TV as the Pope give speeches to the nation. This visit seemed very eventful with elections and the head of the Roman ...
... exchange takes place between us before I return the phone to a very happy Kingsley.
We drive down into the valley in which sits the town of Nuwara Eliya, yawning continually as our ears try to equalise the pressure. Either side of the road are allotments where English vegetables are grown; carrots, beetroot, cabbage, leeks, potatoes and big fields of strawberries.
Nuwara Eliya means City of Light in Sinhalese but now bills itself as the ...
... town for lunch. Whilst walking down town I noticed some beautiful new little bungalows of a side driveway. This interest was immediately followed by an old Sri Lankan man charging down to show me the rooms. My first question was how much? 3500 rupee, not bad I thought. A lot cheaper than where we are now, so we went up to inspect. This actually blew me away the bungalows are not only brand spanking knew but have amazing style. I asked if we could book tomorrow night, ...
The waterfall and sunlight in through the curtain-less windows woke me early again. Breakfast again was amazing. More curd with palm syrup, this time with a fruit salad (pineapple, mango and banana) and a poached egg on toast with cheese and rocket. After eating far too much we headed off into town. In the morning light, the view down Ella gap was lovely. Again , it took us nearly 25 minutes to walk the 2km into town. We took a new turning and headed up ...
... company and went quietly to bed.
But you all know thats not my style..... Instead I find myself with Katherine and Senka sat drinking Arrack with the locals in the bar up the road.
Every now and then I reminded that when travelling in this part of the world Im actually a lot taller than most people. In fact its fair to say I hit my head a lot. When I was in Halong Bay, myself, Ruben, Lukas, Mike and Sophie would make a game out of "How many ...