The train passed tea plantations, tunnels, and dense forests. As the train was so crowded, we were standing at the open doors during the whole journey.
The train ride to Hatton is just breath-taking. It rushes past palm trees and rice fields glowing in the warm morning light.
Our first accommodation was located a bit out of town, so we have been almost the only foreigners far and wide. We arrived just before New Year’s Eve, so everyone we came across on the busy streets was wishing us a good new year.
Sri Lanka is the land of adventure, magestic wildlife and culinary over-the-top-experiences. The island offers much more than the friendly hospitality of its people (which is simply put, the best).