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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???
... The main street is still very much Sri Lankan though.
Being cooler it seems to be an ideal place to grow vegetables. Lots and lots of "market garden" plots on the hill sides. Each house seems to have its own “market garden” and they all looked in tip top shape (lettuce, cabbage, beetroot, onions, carrots, strawberries – everything was being grown)
Also a ...
... the platform pulling several 3rd class open sided carriages and 2 tourist carriages. We pile aboard and settle into a comfy seat. We set off at about 15mph and accelerate to a breathtaking 20mph and hunker down for the 3 hour (63km) run to Nuwera Eliya, a hill station set some 1900m in the high tea plantations in the centre of the island. We bumble along passing defunct sidings, small rustic houses and lush jungle. Our fellow travellers comprise a group of ...
... I gave both of the girls diamond necklaces set in a heart, to which I told them that no matter where any of us lives in the world, I will always love them. Cue tears. At the airport in London, I anxiously awaited my flight to Colombo. I was poorly prepared for this trip and hadn't done much planning... And in a fashion true to my natural tendencies, the universe sent me a gift. My airplane seat-mate was the head of Sri Lankan tourism in London. This was ...
... placed over your head with the bag hanging down your back. Hers was filled to the brim with tea leaves, I was shocked at the weight hanging over my head. The next quick stop was a huge waterfall situated right next to the main road. We got a few quick snaps then began our journey to Tissa. It was dark when we arrived at the hotel in which Saman had organised for us. It was more expensive than what we ...