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Not much to say about this place really.
It's nickname is Little England and yes it does look a little English with the park and the post office and the houses.
And the weather!!
it is freezing here. Jody actually bought a fleece in the town.
It is grey, it is raining - why did we come here???
... bohemian rhapsody' and sang our hearts out with the windows open all the way up the 2,500ft. Nuwara Eliya has earnt the nickname Little England due to their landmark buildings being very English in design and due to the altitude it does rain a lot! The estates here are all named after English cities and counties; they have a Brighton and Krishna lives in Edinburgh. Krishna stopped the van at a little roadside cafe, here we had a traditional Sri ...
... for days to be cool, but our visit was for less than 24 hours during which
I checked out the Grand Hotel (not where we stayed), Hill Club, and Victoria
Park gardens.Tikiri (the tour guide) made arrangements for us to take the
very scenic tourist train from a station in a village near Nuwara Eliya to our
next night’s accommo in Bandarawela, rather than making the trip on the minibus
we were using for the tour. The train ...
... countless activities and two treks; Little Adams Peak and Ella Rock, although both are recommended, it seemed fitting to summit Ella Rock. Referring to our hand drawn map, we begun our three hour trek with the promise of stunning views. During the trek we passed flooded rice fields, overgrown bamboo forests and narrow mountain ridge lines. After a 600m vertical push, we were greeted by a elderly local with a ...
... extensive area of cloud forest still existing in Sri Lanka. It was amazing to see all the clouds somewhat hanging over the mountains, lazily crawling if you wish.
We didnīt consider Bakerīs Falls to be anything special. However, probably it is difficult to be impressed by any falls after seeing Victoria Falls or Iguazu Falls.
At 10.30 we met with our tuk-tuk driver who took us back to Nuwara Eliya. Our schedule was pretty tight in that moment (basically ...