Train Ride From Ella To Nuwara Eliya

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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…]

Polonnaruwa

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Day 180
February 11, 2013
We wake up to the sound of running water, a heavy tropical rain is falling and has spread a thick veil of white fog over the reservoir. Listening to the sound of raindrops pelting the rooftop, I’m thrilled by the prospect of a lazy day, but Christof, as usual, has other plans. [Read more…]