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 …
... something unrepeatable which had Rachel crying with laughter for the rest of the show.
En route to train station, slight detour to see Indiana Jones man jump off a bridge - very strange chap and the most insistent request for a tip from anyone we've met so far. In hindsight I think we should have just run as soon as he'd jumped! Must remember this in future!
4 hour train journey - finally the Wombles joined ...
... and a variety of spices before simmering gently. There was the odd variation, but that seemed to be the general formula for a Sri Lankan curry.
Once the chopping wad done, both the aubergine and the okra had to be deep fried, the aubergine would later get the same treatment as the other vegetables, but the fried okra was a dish in itself. The rest of the lesson passed with 5 different claypots bubbling away with the different dishes in them, as ...
... We had earned an afternoon nap by that time, so we cashed in on that. We wandered down to the gardens for another pot of Ceylon tea a little before sunset, and ate another deliciously fresh guesthouse dinner of curry and rice that night. We went running first thing the next morning, Valentine's Day, for one more look at all of the beautiful highlands scenery, then hopped on a bus for our next destination.
Cat Tally: 55
Nachos Tally: Still ...
... ladies picking tea leaves, they don't pick every day, so made a stop to watch them at work and for a photo opportunity. It was great watching them but I was disappointed to find out afterwards that half way through our visit there my memory card failed so I only had half the pictures I thought I had. Even more disappointing was that this was the second new memory card which had failed me in as many days! In the afternoon ...