A full week of sunshine and palm trees and it was time to head inland for Ella, Sri Lanka. Ella is located in the Hill Country area in the middle of the island where we planned to spend a few days walking the tiny town, hiking in the surrounding hills, and visiting the tea fields to watch as they picked fresh leaves for Black Tea production.
On one walk we ran into a local school boy who led us to his family house to see the trains passing by. His father whipped up a coconut roti and lime juice as we shared stories and helped with English homework. Ella was a beautiful little town filled with charm and local knowledge of Sri Lanka.