Nuwara Eliya is a unique spot in Sri Lanka where it doesn’t look like a part of Sri Lanka at all. It is a tourist city that has earned the nickname “Little England” because of the colonial architecture and cooler climate since it is nestled on Sri Lanka’s pleasant Hill Country. The mystical island-nation of Sri Lanka was once a colony of the Portuguese, Dutch and British people and the influences of these Western nations are most apparent and pretty much alive still in Nuwara Eliya.
Since the colonial times, Little England is clearly Sri Lanka’s premier hill resort and pleasure retreat, if only for the fact that it is situated at approximately 2,000 meters above sea level and surrounded by verdant tea plantations. It is not difficult to imagine the [Read more…]