I’m stuck at home still with a foot in bandages, only now I’ve been told that I won’t be back on my feet properly until the middle of August. So, nothing for it but to indulge myself with a bit of a train journey.
On Colombo station – the madding crowd at a typically busy time.
At Kandy station, the departures board is refreshingly low-tech!
At Kandy station.
Leaving Kandy and travelling up into the hills, the traveller passes tea gardens…
…and small farms carved out of the jungle…
…and plenty of jungle.
Ella station, our destination. far from the madding crowd, indeed!