The Trevene Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Hot tub
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Multilingual staff
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Travel Blogs from Nuwara Eliya
... some of the most beautiful scenery we've ever seen. Tea factories are dotted throughout the landscape with women plucking the buds in the bright, bright sunshine.
Just as we reach the highest spot, 6180 feet above sea level, Kingsley's phone goes and it's his five year old grandson calling to say hello. Kingsley passes me the phone and asks me to say hello as it would be very exciting for his grandson to talk to a foreigner. A brief, ...
... throng with containers of beautiful fresh strawberries for Rupee 200 each. We bought a tray each for the journey. At last the train arrived, an ancient Diesel engine pulling 3 fuel tankers and 3 bedraggled old red rattler vintage carriages. We had booked seats in first class after being warned we would not be comfortable in 2nd or 3rd class. As those carriages went past we saw why. They were packed in, on bench seats and standing. There was a crush as we boarded and ...
... tea plantations. We hadn't even got that high at this point, but the views were already fantastic. Some of the more enterprising plantation workers were offering photos in return for money, but we passed on the offer, as it all seemed a bit false. The track snaked up the hillside and as we got higher, the views kept getting better and better - we could see for miles. On the northern side of the peka, along with the tea plantations, there were tea ...
... and stung us all along the plains as well. At this point I removed my T shirt and started waving it around like a South American footballer who just scored the winning goal. This was a win-lose approach. I was able to swat away some of them, but it left my body exposed to more and more bee stings. Then somehow, this image of 13 cricketers and two umpires lying flat along the ground while a sea of bees flew above them came into my mind (Thanks ESPN!). Immediately I ...
We woke up in Nuwara Eliya slightly more optimistic knowing that we would not have to spend another night in our host's cold and damp house. We spent the morning hunting for breakfast, keen to avoid rice and curry and came across a nice bake house offering delicious Chocolate Brioche (and rice and curry). After slopping half the chocolate sauce down my front we had a quick look round the rest of town until we couldn't resist returning to the 'Grand Hotel' ...