Kandy – the spiritual heart of Sri Lanka

Kandy, the second-largest city in Sri Lanka and it’s capital between the 16th and 19th century, is a surprisingly small and peaceful city. The lake and green hills around it … Continue reading Kandy – the spiritual heart of Sri Lanka

Haputale – the authentic feel of the Up Country

Haputale is a small, sleepy town in the Up Country, located at 1431 meters a.s.l. Inexplicably, it doesn’t draw many tourists, despite stunning, panoramic views and vicinity of the Lipton’s … Continue reading Haputale – the authentic feel of the Up Country

Ella – Kandy: probably the most beautiful train journey in the world

One activity you simply cannot miss when you’re in Sri Lankan Tea Country is a train journey. The full route from Ella to Kandy takes 9 hours but the most … Continue reading Ella – Kandy: probably the most beautiful train journey in the world