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Travel to Sri Lanka: Loolecondera

Loolecondera, almost two hour's south of Gampola, is famous as the first tea plantation in Ceylon.

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It's still a going concern.

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The highway runs through the plantings.

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The name Janatha Estates signifies that this plantation, nationalized some years ago, is still run by a parastatal.

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The plantation's own roads are very well made.

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About as tidy as it comes.

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Squint, and it might almost be a golf course.

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Another view.

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Taylor's Seat: a bench for contemplation.

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The view looks over the Gurugal Oya valley.

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What's left of Taylor's very modest bungalow.


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