Jetwing St. Andrew's Hotel
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Today, we left Kandy (beautiful city) to head to tea country, was a good plan, we had some fruit for breakfast and got in the car. It was a long drive for us to get to tea country like 4hours or something. It was those twisty turny roads that Renee doesn't like.
Half to our next hotel, we stopped at a Tea plantation (Glenlock was the brand …
From Selva Kataragama, we went up some winding roads to the beautiful hill resort of Nuwara Eliya.
Along the way, we first stopped at Ravana Falls.
From there onwards, we went up hill further and stopped for lunch at a government rest house. Beautiful surrounding area, cool weather and soothing views.
... of toasted cumin seeds them asked to swallow. It was very beautiful then followed by a small tea cup of cinnamon tea. I will use this approach for my clients after there massage as I believe they will benefit from the flavours and to help them drive ...
... the Mackwoods factory is still working we enjoyed much more the tour we took in the Ceylon Tea Museum (factory closed for almost 28 years) in Kandy the day before. This was not for the first time when Lonely Planet disappointed us. It seems to play a role of an advertising brochure more than a guide book.
After finishing the tour we decided to taste some tea. It was five of us (me, Gonzalo, Sören and a young Russian couple). We talked a bit and enjoyed the view.
Our guide, Lanka, met us with torches at 2:30am, along with the village dog and his own dog Raja, who I was immediately fond friends with. We started the long climb ready for sunrise at 6am. It starts of pretty gentle...wide steps far apart...but gradually the steps get narrower and steeper as you descend further into the mountains. We had a casualty on the way up. Amy (unbeknown to us until later that day) had ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsJetwing St. Andrew's Hotel Nuwara Eliya
We havn't even been here for an hour and I think it's already the best hotel of the trip so far. When we came in we were welcomed with hot soup. The whole building is an old Scottish club house. They even serve high tea here.
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