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The Art of Experiential Travel – Jetwing Kandy Gallery 

The Art of Experiential Travel – Jetwing Kandy Gallery 

By Juliet Coombe

“Did you know you have a Kandyan dancer at your table?” I look at the stunning Jetwing Kandy Gallery restaurant set up with surprise, admiring the silver napkin holder that glitters in the tropical sun light, with three red pompoms tied around i...

Tea Trail Walk

Tea Trail Walk

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe indulges in the luxury of Planters Bungalow living and discovers the Hill Country trails, first hand, on a Zinc Journey through Hatton. Driving through glorious countryside, circling like a bird, we head out in the early morning throug...

Jetwing Kandy Gallery Gonagala Cliff Climb  

Jetwing Kandy Gallery Gonagala Cliff Climb  

By Juliet Coombe

It’s pitch black outside when I receive my wake-up call, and from my Jetwing Kandy Gallery room balcony through the mist and darkness, I can just make out fishermen from Gurudenya village, silhouetted in dug-out catamaran boats made from Diyalabu t...

Strawberry fields forever loved

Strawberry fields forever loved

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe goes in search of ‘the fruit of love’ on a bumpy tractor ride in the Ambewela region, which takes you on a fascinating tour covering growing strawberries from seeds to saplings under cover and finally a strawberry treat at the farm ...

Warwick’s Line Valley – Juliet Coombe enjoys the Meena Amma’s Line experience

Warwick’s Line Valley – Juliet Coombe enjoys the Meena Amma’s Line experience

By Juliet Coombe

Meena Amma is Warwick and her love of the area is infectious, as is her sizzling traditional cooking class that we decide to join in doing at her lovely Line home. We are welcomed in with Wannakkam, ‘may you be blessed with a long life’, and a ...