Heritance Tea Factory
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... to Nuwara Eliya so reckon I came out about square.
The train trip (about 65km) took about 2.5 hours as it wound its way around the high hills. Good feat of engineering working out where the railway could go. (something Sri Lanka can thank the Brits for – the railway - although I think they constructed it to serve their own needs - taking the tea from the hill country to ...
... aim for the massive puddle on the balcony - but the results are the same. RECAP: Yesterday was spent walking amongst little villages and Tea Plantations. All very enjoyable and low key. TODAY: Pickup at 0945 and driven to Kandy Railway Station to catch the train to Nuwara Eliya a 3 hour journey through scenic hills to stay at a Colonial Hotel called the Cocoon Hills Resort (more on this establishment later...........) WEATHER WATCH: Yesterday by clockwork, the ...
... and driver Lala is looking somewhat "crumpled" after having spent the night at the local drivers "rest house" some 10 minutes down the road. I spot the establishment and say nothing.............. After about 45 minutes we enter the outskirts of Kandy, a faded Colonial style city with a rich heritage and pleasant relaxed atmosphere. We head for the Botanical Gardens set up in the 1850's by some British botanist. I stifle a yawn but it is actually very good. Over 40 species ...
... disturbed, which is not easy when people, are sat/sleeping on your arm rest, pretty sure I slept through Kandy as at one point it was fairly busy then woke up and it had got quite a bit quieter, and never really filled up loads again which made it strange to get into Colombo not fully packed out. We got in at 6.30, it was a very long journey but I'm sure it could have been a lot worse and is slightly better than the bus, we also had quite a lot of the carriage looking out for us which is ...
... were only a fiver each, so it didn't exactly break the bank. We had a bit of a wait at the train station (I really needn't have worried before!), so found a comfy spot to wait. There was a very competitive game of what I presume was Volleyball going on in the school near the station, which we listened to whilst we waited. When the train arrived, it was all very civilised getting onto the train, in comparison with the other trains that we have taken in ...