Friday, June 1, 2012

Alpine Hotel, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.

The facade of Alpine Hotel
The Reception desk
The Pub in the hotel
The twin bed-room
The view near the Terrace.
The Alpine Hotel is a nice cosy place to stay, opposite the race course on the Badulla Road.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Gardens, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.

Dating back to the British Colonial times more than one hundred years, this garden in the centre of Nuwara Eliya draws many visitors. Entrance fee Rs.100/- Sri Lankans and Rs.300/- for foreigners.


Monday, May 28, 2012

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.

The Race-course, Nuwara Eliya.
The Post Office, Nuwara Eliya.

Flowers on a terrace, Nuwara Eliya.
Colonial British Era buildings and well tended flower beds are the hall mark of Nuwara Eliya. It is best visited in April or August when the climate is warmer.


Sunday, May 27, 2012

Seetha Eliya temple, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.

Lakshmana, Rama, Seetha and Hanuman.

Steps leading down to the stream by the side of the temple.

The Hakgala rock seen from the entrance to the temple.
The temple at Seetha Eliya on the Hakgala to Nuwara Eliya road is claimed to be the site where Seethadevi the wife of Rama was held captive by Ravana the King of Sri Lanka. This is the theme legend of the Ramayana the Indian Epic.