Misty Hills Cottage
Travel Blogs from Nuwara Eliya
This morning we visited the Peradeniya Botanical gardens in Kandy which were absolutely beautiful. The gardens were very well maintained and had loads of different and beautiful flowers. Enjoying a leisurely hour long wander through the gardens, we had the chance to relax and enjoy their beauty. There were also loads of bats in the gardens too which made for some great pictures of them hanging in the trees. There was also ...
... later I reached it with only a large stick in the ground marking it! I also visited another incredible temple. I just love them so much. On Tuesday I splurged for an observation class train ticket (about £8) on the old school colonial train from Ella to Nuwara Eliya. The view and landscapes were incredible. It was one of the best things I've done. Sri Lanka is just gorgeous. The town of Nuwara Eliya, on the other hand, is mostly a shithole. Luckily, ...
... fun, so if you bump into her on your travels be sure to share a beer with her. We all agreed to meet for dinner. As we left the bar, we then bumped into Kathleen and Daniela, Folks who Lotte and I had meet in Kandy. Who, when they told us they were taking tuk tuk into Ella from Kandy, provided myself and Lotte with a lot of amusement.
So from being a solo traveller upon leaving Kandy, I was now lucky to be spending the evening with a large group of great and ...
... if I went missing!!! Luckily we arrived safe and sound in freeeeezing cold Nuwara Eliya it's so high up that's why the temp was low! We ate and went to our hostel which essentially was a barn! It was made of wood and smelt awful and felt damp. It was double bed downstairs and double bed upstairs..upstairs was so bad I said to Kristine and Vicky they could come spoon with Beth and I so we all got into the double bed and got warm! No decent sleep but at least we were ...
... learners through their paces. Hard to believe many of the drivers I had been with in Colombo had been through such a school. I was staying in the highest located guesthouse, called the Fern King Bungalow, owned and managed by a local family. Extremely friendly the family would do anything asked, and the wife Chitra, was a fantastic cook. The curries were exceptional especially her beetroot curry, made with coconut milk, tamarind, curry ...
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