RTW Day 74 - Nuwara Eliya April 30th 2018 A day to explore Nuwara Eliya. By the time we finish breakfast it’s 9 am and a blissfully cool 20 degrees. We walk to the tea plantation at the end of the road; Pedro. They have been producing tea here since 1885. We are spotted by two dogs, who decide to accompany us.
We take a guided tour of the tea factory. There’s no production taking place because it’s a full moon, but we are sh ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Central Province » Nuwara Eliya The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more