The Hill Club – Nuwara Eliya (Sri Lanka) Source:The Hill Club – Nuwara Eliya (Sri Lanka) The Hill Club is a gentlemen’s club in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. Established 1876 by British coffee planters in the hill station of Nuwara Eliya. The Hill Club is situated on a 26 acres (11 ha) property,[2] on Grand Hotel Road. The Hill Club is located adjoining the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club on one side and the country home of Sri Lanka’s President on the other. The English colonial architectural features of the two-storey grey stone building, include wooden staircases, high roofs, hardwood floors, fireplaces and antique furniture. It has 45 rooms including two suites, together with three family chalets. It also has a dining room, two bars, (the ‘Casual Bar’ and the ‘Mixed Bar’), a reading room, ladies’ lounge, a games room (the ‘Monsoon’ room), four International standard tennis courts. It currently has ...

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Abbotsleigh Estate of Hatton Plantations conducted donations worth of 4Million for deserving students in Hatton – By Nisal Rukshan The Abbotsleigh estate of the G&G group of companies, Hatton Plantations, is situated in the central province in the Nuwara Eliya district, closer to Hatton. The majority of the population living in the suburbs of this estate are daily-wage labourers. Many school students in these needy families are having hardships due to a lack of school accessories. By considering these needs, the Abbotsleigh estate donated school accessories worth 4 million recently as a Corporate Social (CSR). The donation programs were held in simple arrangements at a few selected, convenient locations where those beneficiaries were able to attend without hindering educational or other commitments. 550 school students in the Abbotsleigh area benefited from this program. They received those school accessories, including books, pens, pencils, A4 bundles, erasers, colour- pencils, pastels, pencil boxes, ...

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“Nuwara Eliya: Sri Lanka’s Enchanting Gem of the Highlands”-by Kalani-eLanka Image Source:pixabay Nuwara Eliya stands as a testament to the island’s captivating beauty. Often referred to as the “Little England” of Sri Lanka, this charming city in the Central Province is renowned for its breathtaking scenery, temperate climate, and colonial charm. In this article, we embark on a journey to explore why Nuwara Eliya is hailed as the most beautiful city in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is blessed with a panorama that seems straight out of a postcard. Surrounded by rolling hills, verdant tea plantations, and cascading waterfalls, the city provides a visual feast for nature enthusiasts. The iconic Pedro Tea Estate and lush Victoria Park are just a glimpse of the stunning landscapes that make Nuwara Eliya a photographer’s dream. ...

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SRI LANKA – DJI Mini 3 Pro | Cinematic Video – by Patrick Say SRI LANKA – An extraordinary place. We spent 15 days on a road trip across this awe-inspiring country exploring the lush emerald tea plantations, pristine beaches and stunning mountains and plains. Our trip took us to the northern city of Jaffna, via the mesmerizing Anuradhapura. We explored the beautiful landscapes of Kandalama and climbed the epic Sigiriya rock. We drove south to the beautiful Nuwara Eliya and stayed at the breathtaking 98 acres resort in Ella. We experienced a safari in Yala and had some well earned R&R at the beach town of Mirissa followed by exploration of the charming historical town of Galle. It turned out to be the trip of a lifetime and I hope this video does this stunning country justice. by Patrick Say ...

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Life is Easy and Breezy in Ella, Sri Lanka – By Dr harold Gunatillake Transcript: Ella is an excellent destination for both backpackers and luxury travellers. It offers many accommodations and a diverse food scene with restaurants lining the main road. It’s no surprise that this is a top spot for tourists. When it comes to exploring and sightseeing in Sri Lanka, it offers us plenty of options. There are many beautiful places, all unique in their excellent capacities -Ella is one of those breathtaking landscapes in the hilly country of Sri Lanka, the most popular hotspot where backpackers and luxury travellers spend months; the reason has yet to be discovered. During the covid times, many of these tourists got stuck in Ella, and locals looked after them at no cost. There is some love between the local people and tourists who visit here to stay for months. Besides the ...

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Shanthipura – highest viewpoint with spectacular vistas – By Arundathie Abeysinghe Sri Lanka is renowned globally as one of the most spectacular places. This tiny island is only 9,833,517 square kilometers, yet has a huge range of diverse breathtaking landscapes to offer; mist clad spectacular mountains and cliffs, carpets of verdant tea plantations, spectacular cascades, lush forests, scenic view points and pristine beaches… There are many spectacular viewpoints in Sri Lanka with several precipices offering breathtaking vistas of the surrounding area and valleys, in addition to popular World’s End and Mini World’s End at *Horton Plains. Mini World’s Ends at *Little Adam’s Peak in Ella and *Hulangala in Selagama that are viewpoints with awe-inspiring vistas. Situated at the foot of Kikiliyamana Mountain in Nuwara Eliya, the fifth tallest mountain in Sri Lanka, Shanthipura is the highest village in Sri Lanka. Shanthipura View Point provides amazing panoramic vistas of the surrounding ...

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A night out at Grand Hotel, Nuwara Eliya. – By Dr Harold Gunatillake Website: www.Doctorharold.com My wife and I thought that Nuwara Eliya would be the best place to be during the Sinhala and Tamil New Year festive seasons. We started the trip, along with my nephew’s family on the 15th of April, the day after the auspicious New Year’s Day, and drove through the curvy uphill roads, viewing the most spectacular sites, the wavy lofty hills. Our first stopover was in Ramboda at the Tea Bush Hotel, a spot where every passerby stops to view the beautiful scenery, including the Kotmale Dam in the distance. It is a wonderfully comfortable hotel to stay in or for a quick cup of tea on your way. Good food, kind service with courtesy, and comfortable rooms. The next morning we were on our way to Nuwara Eliya. We passed through the Ramboda ...

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Kabaragala Ella – Mandaramnuwara, Sri Lanka – By Lasantha Dissanayake Source : Lasantha Dissanayake Linkedin Kabaragala Ella is a waterfall that is situated in Mandaramnuwara, the ‘misty city’, in the Nuwara Eliya district. This beautiful waterfall is located among the scenic Kabaragala Tea Estate off Elamulla. The hike up to the waterfall takes about 1 hour to complete. It provides amazing views of the surrounding area. The water is very cold.  Photo credit @skulamina ...

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Gartmore Falls Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka – By Nishantha Weragoda Source : Nishantha Weragoda Linkedin Gartmore Falls is situated in the Maskeliya town of Nuwara Eliya. It is 25 meters in height and is also known as “Sri Pada Falls” or “Adam’s Peak Falls” since it is located close to the Sri Pada Holy Mountain. Gartmore waterfall, located inside the Gartmore Estate, falls on to the Maskeliya Reservoir. It is fed by two streams which join above the Gartmore falls. Each of these streams creates a waterfall before joining and lies inside the Gartmore Estate. These two waterfalls named Upper Gartmore Falls and Lower Gartmore Falls, in combination are called Gartmore Estate Waterfalls or Gartmore Falls.  ᴄʀᴇᴅɪᴛ ᴛᴏ ᴛʜᴇ @wanderer_dharme_ndphotography   ...

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DAYAN WITHARANA AUTOGRAPHED WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER CUM ACCLAIMED VOCALIST WITH RARE RESONATE VOICE IN STARDOM – by Sunil Thenabadu Image Source : wikipedia Dayan Virendra  Parakum Witharana was born on 18 April 1962 in Colombo lived in Nuwara Eliya as the youngest of the family with two elder sisters – Niranjali Sunethra and Nirmali Savithri. His father Piyasena Witharana was a Local Government Officer and mother Nalini Daisybelle Jayasuriya was a housewife. His father had named him Dayan after the Israel military leader and politician Moshen Dayan.But when he entered school as his name sounded a burgher some had inquired on his name also asked whether he was a Christian. But he had reiterated that he was ‘Dayaan” a Sinhalese and a staunch Buddhist.Lately he had found another photographer by the same name Dayan Pradeep whom Dayan had contacted who has also taken photos of actresses who have not been photographed by ...

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