Trekking Between Bungalows at Ceylon Tea Trails – My Debut Hike
Trekking Between Bungalows at Ceylon Tea Trails – My Debut Hike
31st May 2024
Trekking Between Bungalows at Ceylon Tea Trails – My Debut Hike
I got ready and was kindly gifted a pair of leech socks by the bungalow manager. Even though it was during the dry season and encountering leeches was unlikely, I was not going to take a chance. In true hiking fashion, I put the leech socks on accompanied by a fanny pack, just in case my hands must be free to break a possible fall. Setting off from Dunkeld Bungalow, Hashan and I braced ourselves for what we knew would be a tiring trek. As we began our ascent, conversation flowed effortlessly between us. Hashan, a knowledgeable naturalist, shared insights into the history of the tea estates, recounting how the British had brought Indian workers to cultivate the tea fields, leading to the establishment of a vibrant Tamil community in the region. His words resonated deeply with me, highlighting the immense contribution of this community to the legacy of Ceylon Tea. The very tea we enjoy across the world and the same tea I had enjoyed so much earlier that morning.
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