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Instead, we visited an beautiful Hindu temple close to Nuwara Eliya, besides a river.
Then, as it was raining we didn't walk around the lake, as planned, and, instead, visited the town. Surprisingly, our guide set us free and let us visit the town on ourselves. It was nice to explore the country alone, get into the market, walk among the locals.
... Lanka is 2524 meters and the town of Nuwara Eliya (where I am now), sits at an altitude of 1,868 meters... so the temperature drops as the sun does. The first time I've needed a jacket in Sri Lanka... so far. My second motion for the day, was to ban the buffett - I chose soup for dinner instead, at the hotel bar, "The Rouge Elephant". I liked the name of the bar, their soup and their local 'Petroff' vodka. Here's to feeling better ...
... of over 2,000m - the highest plateau in Sri Lanka. There is a 9km loop to walk. The main sites are Little Worlds End (vertical drop of 300m), Worlds End (vertical drop 880m), Baker's Falls (20m fall). We see Sambar deer and a few species of birds but it is the view from Worlds End we have got up early to see. You need to be early as the cloud obscures the view from about 10am. ...
... on the back of my mind as we pass by the wonderful scenery :
"A world in white gets underway
I want to be with you
Be with you night and day
Nothing changes on New Year's Day
On New Year's Day..."
1. Horton Plains National Park Entry Fees (non Sri Lankan. They do not have a SAARC reduced price unlike other tourist places) : 3300 LKR
2. Auto/Tuk-Tuk Rent (from Nuwara Eliya to Horton and back ...
... area of the great tea plantations such as Mackwood's and Lipton's . The town is full of British manor Houses and formal gardens. There is a golf course, and trout fishing is a popular pastime for tourists. We stayed at the Grand Hotel which was the British Governor's mansion at one time. It was very elegant ; we could sip scotch in the British pub, or enjoy high tea on the patio. As is common, the weather ...