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Sri Lanka 2013 : The Last Day

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After an elaborate complimentary breakfast at the Jetwing St.Andrews, we got picked up by our go-to driver Rudan (0777528518) to give us a short tour around Nuwara Eliya before we caught our train to Colombo from Nanu Oya. We let him decide the itinerary with a 5 hour deadline. He picked the PBC (Peradeniya, Badulla, Chenkalady) A5 highway that took us to the Ramboda valley. The Ramboda valley is gorgeous. Waterfalls, tea plantations, streams... would make an interesting trek. The Ramboda falls is the 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. It consists of three section with the middle section...

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SriLanka 2013 : Horton plains

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As the clouds began to wrap themselves around us; we made our way down from World's End into the plains. The temperature was rising as the summer sun had started to blaze down on us through the gaps in the clouds. The path aka the Baker's Falls road was even though easy to walk on but had also partially turned into a small stream that would eventually flow into the Belihul Oya. The grasslands were full of insects. You could hear them but it was impossible to spot them especially since they'd go quiet as soon as you approached the general area they were buzzing from. This post is all about...

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