Nuwara Eliya: hoppers and more
Beautifully situated among the hills, Nuwara Eliya is the centre of Sri Lanka’s tea-growing industry. Nuwara Eliya was established by the British in the nineteenth century. Today the population of this town is mostly Tamil and Muslim. Its climate is much cooler than the rest of the country.
We decided to take a tuk tuk and go to visit the town. This is how you get a tuk tuk, you stand in front of the hotel and clap:
One of our wishes was to try their local cuisine. We decided to taste local pancakes, called hoppers. They make a very thin crepe and put a whole egg at the bottom:
The next day we visited this Hindu temple, also in Nuwara Eliya:
Famously known as ASHOK VATIKA for Hindu people, where Mother Sita was held captive by Ravana who had kidnapped her & brought her to Sri Lanka from India & where Hanumana came to rescue her.