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World’s End

At the unsociable hour of 05.30 we were collected from our hotel for the drive to the Horton Plains National Park, a high plateau and the World’s End Walk where the plateau stops abruptly.  Clouds can roll in from 10.00 … Continue reading

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A Nice Cup of Tea!

What was it to be? Premium quality silver tip – green leaf – orange pekoe – broken orange pekoe (BOP) – broken orange pekoe fannings (BOPF)?  Or just simply ‘dust’, available in three different grades? A cup of afternoon tea was … Continue reading

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A Great Train Ride

The next stage of our journey took us from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, a tea growing area in the Hill Country south of Kandy and a five hour train ride away.  The nearest railway station is Nanu Oya, where we … Continue reading

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