Category: Sri Lanka

Tea Plantations and a Train Ride

  Today’s highlights would be visiting Tea Plantations and a Train Ride. We would travel through the tea plantations between Kandy and Nuwara Eliya then take a train ride to Ella. Growing up as kids we had often heard the name Ceylon Tea, referring to the name the British had given Sri Lanka. To our …

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Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

Written by Terry and Maura McKenna – March 2017 Sigiriya bullock carts were scattered along the road this morning, reminding us of their history, carting rice to the ports of Colombo. Today the bullocks are tethered for grazing and the carts now only for tourist village visits. Heading away from the small village, the road narrowed …

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