Heritance Tea Factory
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Took a beautiful train trip through the tea fields fr Kandy. On arrival at the Heritance Tea Factory we were greeted with a tray with 3 small bowls which he asked us to out our palm out and he spooned small portions of rick sugar, cardamon pod and a sprinkle of toasted cumin seeds them asked to swallow. It was very beautiful then followed by a …
... for tea but we were over an hour late so we just grabbed pizza on the way back instead. We left for Singapore at 4am Wednesday morning. On the whole, Sri Lanka has been amazing and we've been so lucky to have DJ and Isuri show us around. Two weeks felt like long enough to cover everywhere we wanted to and we think we timed it right for our trip.....next stop ...
We had a reasonably early breakfast, paid Kusan. Tipped him nicely to which he was very happy and delivered us to Ella train station. The train station was full to the brim with other travellers, So I accepted the fact I probably wouldn't get a seat for the 2 1/2 hour journey and the time stretching the legs for the long journey. The train turned up on time and was a new style train with lots of carriages. We boarded an unusually empty carriage,to which the ticket master ...
... main gate a mother and teeny tiny baby elephant appear - again to quick to get a photo but a real "ahhh owwww" moment for us all. This elephant was a real baby and could fit easily under mothers legs to hide. 6.20 we left the park and got roused on a bit but it was well worth it. On drive back there was a storm brewing in the distance and the clouds forming looked like two poodles (see photo) Then back to our hotel for - you guessed it a buffet ...
... next few months, the purple flowers will disappear for 12 years. The forest was very dense and loud...birds quarking, waterfalls gushing in the distance and, I swear, the gentle padding of a leopard as he stalked us for his lunch. We never saw said leopard and it could have been the banging of my rucksack against my back but the entire time I was convinced it was a leopard. There are apparently 35 wild leopards in Horton Plains roaming around so ...
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