Hotel Silver Falls
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... that the jungle will claim its victims is clear in the opening chapter where Woolf describes the power of the jungle in lucid detail. The heart breaking lives of a family living in this 'village in the jungle' are unwound from the moment evil from the jungle seeps into the fabric of the family structure and breaks it bit by bit. You feel the strangle of the jungle on the family and as its hold tightens, you are strangled with it, praying the family will be spared somehow. A gripping ...
... in Sri Lanka, he figures it will have an interior of colonial splendour. Kingsley, with a confused shrug of the shoulders, leaves us to explore it while he wanders off to get a newspaper and catch up on the political changes underway.
We enter Cargills and it's basically Asda, without a hint of grandeur inside. No wonder Kingsley thought we were mad. It does however have an off-licence so we stock up on wine to avoid the hefty hotel mark ...
... down one and I booked the 1hr massage, whilst Kate got the full 1 and half hour treatment with the hot oil pouring. It was good value and Kate really enjoyed hers but mine not soo much. A rather larger lady, oiled me up like I've never been oiled before. Including the hair, for what was really someone's first time at random massagology. After we slid our way back and some 45 mins of intensive scrubbing later, we were set and ready for a dinner on our amazing roof ...
... day ahead of us.
Day 2: January 20, 2014
That morning we almost didnīt start well because I forgot to set an alarm clock. Accidentally I woke up at 4.40, checked my tablet and it was time to start getting ready. What a good luck! Otherwise we would miss our trek. Well, Iīm sure Gonzalo wouldnīt mind so much :) To our surprise the tuk-tuk driver appeared even earlier than he promised so at 5.00 we were leaving for the Horton Plains National Park.
... glad we did, it is so worth it - as clearly our Royal family agrees.There was a huge 'Mackwood' Hollywood-style sign in the hills behind which had been built a helipad for Prince Charles' visit a month earlier. Ridiculous! Next we continued over the mountains to Nuwara Eliya, a small village town inhabited by tea workers who are mostly Tamil people. Our guide is very knowledgeable and teaching us a lot about this ...