The Rock Hotel

60 Unique View Road, Nuwara Eliya, 22200, Sri Lanka | Hotel
Prices starting from $57.00

Travel Blogs from Nuwara Eliya

Sri Lanka , good place to stay

A travel blog entry by hpeier12


... Improvements than on silly oversized Presidents Pictures Billboards. The import Taxes on all Vehicles are an hefty 250% and Energy Taxes are also very high. It seems there would be enough money coming to improve peoples live , but I guess the spend the money rather on their own Live Luxuries and unnecessary self promotion. Even the 250% Tax on Cars wont discourage people buying Cars ...

Like being at home...not always in a good way!

A travel blog entry by holly.smith


... to Glenloch near to home. In Sri Lanka, they specialise in standard black tea and a number of variants on Orange Pekoe. The strength of the tea is determined by the size of the leaves when cut (the larger the leaf, the weaker the tea), and green tea is in fact made of the same leaf as black tea, it's just plucked earlier and dried for less time. The whole process of making tea, from plucking to being ready to drink, takes 24 hours, and I was treated to a cup of local tea and ...

Kirigalpotta - Kings of the Night Mail

A travel blog entry by ceylontripper


... had to sacrifice all our energy reserves in the process – but we were safe and alive.

By now we had almost reached the Belihul Oya stream that we crossed on our way up. We paused for a moment to get our bearings and breath back. The backpack seemed heavier than ever and my legs were killing me. Muscles that I never knew existed were screaming for attention. Add to that the little boils that were popping up all over our bodies and we looked as if we just made a ...

Back in the Mountains

A travel blog entry by lifeisawesome


... and costs 48 rupees. Amit has also discovered the best place to sit on the bus, in the footwell of the back door, this actually gives you the chance to get a real look at the surroundings your passing through, though you might have to get and down a lot to allow passengers to get on and off. I've also come to recognise thats its more important for buses to have a banging soundsystem than working suspension.

If you want to get a good look of real Sri ...

Day 18 - Hapitule to Nuwali Eliya

A travel blog entry by kate2013


... parts of the leaves which don't go through the sive are chopped again. It is all dried again & this process caries on until The tea is ready. It is then shipped to Columbo and sold. After the tea factory We packed our stuff & headed to the train station. Our legs were aching from the last few days hikes, and the train station was at the top of a steep hill. It felt even steeper with our heavy bags on our backs. We arrived not really knowing where we were ...

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This hotel, located on 60 Unique View Road, Nuwara Eliya, is near Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Nuwara Elia and Tea Country, and Buduruwagala.
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