Beyond the island's ubiquitous beaches lies another side of Sri Lanka, far more temperate in climate and altogether different in character. The hill country historically was where the colonial plantations began, first coffee and subsequently tea. This melding of different cultures gives the area a unique complexion, which is architecturally distinct, historically fecund and brimming with all sorts of cultural curiosities.
Hill Country — National Parks
Horton Plains Sri Lanka
The park is a protected natural reserve located 2,100–2,300 meters above sea level, consisting primarily of wild grasslands interspersed with...