On to Tangalle


Day 185
February 16, 2013
Another stunning blue-skied day. After breakfast on an outside terrace (few hotels have dining room) we set off into a cool, fresh morning passing people busy with shopping, laundry, fishing and garden work, in short no different from a Saturday morning anywhere else in the world. [Read more…]

Train Ride From Ella To Nuwara Eliya


Day 183
February 14, 2013
The torrential rainfall during the night weaves itself into my dreams, causing nightmare visions of huts and roads swept off the mountainsides and buried underneath mud slides. By morning the rains have subsided and the weather cleared, revealing a pristine mountainous landscape that would be wonderful to hike in if the paths weren’t so slippery. [Read more…]