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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 ...

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 ...

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...

The Peeping Frogs of Nuwara Eliya Book Launch

The Peeping Frogs of Nuwara Eliya Book Launch

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe talks to her son Samad about his amazing frog watching tour with Jetwing St. Andrew’s Naturalist Ishanda, who is bringing out a book on the most exciting of the amphibians the common toad and the more exotic Hill Country frog spec...

Take the Lovers Leap – Jetwing St. Andrews

Take the Lovers Leap – Jetwing St. Andrews

By Juliet Coombe

Lovers Leap is a slippery deadly death defying waterfall in Nuwara Eliya and one you can go on a guided tour of with Jetwing St. Andrews in house naturalist. One wrong step at the top of it looking down and you might find yourself tumbling into its e...