On the trail of Sir Thomas Lipton: staying on a tea plantation in Sri Lanka’s Hill Country

By thotalagala on Monday, March 19th, 2018 in Articles, Reviews. No Comments

A thick carpet of emerald tea plantations cloaks Sri Lanka’s Hill Country. On the southwestern side of the region lies the lovely ‘golden valley’, Bogawantalawa, where amidst a sea of tea, planters’ bungalows overlook mirror-still Castlereagh Lake. Across on the eastern side of the uplands, the landscape is different: tea gardens mingle with pine forests and merge […]