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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 ...

Ever wondered where your breakfast jam comes from?

Ever wondered where your breakfast jam comes from?

By Juliet Coombe

Holy Jam – Nuwara Eliya – St. Xavier’s Church Convent: Monks have made wine for centuries and yet nothing as exciting as chateaux beetroot and lime produced by the Franciscan sisters. Juliet Coombe discovers Nuwara Eliya’s sisterly jams o...

One man at one – Jetwing Warwick Gardens

One man at one – Jetwing Warwick Gardens

By Juliet Coombe

As you walk round the garden in front of Jetwing Warwick Garden House for the first time, like many others before and after, you will be first struck with the indescribably beautiful view of the surrounding country and distant high hills, with the en...

Wangedi Pekoe – Long live the village cuppa or Juliet goes Wangedi

Wangedi Pekoe – Long live the village cuppa or Juliet goes Wangedi

By Juliet Coombe

You have heard of white tea, green and BOP and OP, but if you really want the true Sri Lankan village experience then head to Jetwing Warwick Gardens where Wangedi Pekoe is the best way to start your day at the bungalow. Wangedi always brings a spark...

Let’s dance

Let’s dance

By Juliet Coombe

The Warwick Gardens village kids came from every direction and asked me to dance and throwing caution to the wind I threw my hands in the air and joined in the revelry. One small girl who wanted her photo taken told me proudly “this is our kovil te...