02 February 2009

Catching Clouds at Haputhale


Haputhale is a unique place in the central highlands. It is a town with many access roads, including railway services. It is a central place to many fascinating hiking destinations. Above all it is a place where you can view atleast a quarter of the entire country. The view from the town is simply amazing!

Haputhale cool climate is one of the best in the country, hence it is a popular holiday place for both local and foreign travellers. The main access road from Colombo is very beautiful throughout and the trains arrive this town, after passing some of the most beautiful sceneries in the country. Haputhale is also quite misty, and it adds a mystic beauty to the surroundings.

A few of the good destinations from Haputhale are given below.

1. Adisham Bungalow - An old bungalow in beautiful surroundings
2. Lipton's Seat - A place where you can see 5 provinces
3. Idalgashinna - Railway station situated at a unique place: From both sides you can see panaromic views.

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

if I'm not mistaken, Haputale has the 6th best climate in the world.

Kirigalpoththa said...

Wow! Thats news to me!
Any survey/research done on that?
Would like to know more information on that :)

J Bar said...

Interesting mist rising like that.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Kirigalpoththa said...

J Bar,
Thanks a lot for your comments! :)

Linnea W said...

I bet it's nice and cool up there with the clouds too! Beautiful place...

Buck said...

That's a lovely photo. I love seeing clouds at eye level.

Kirigalpoththa said...

Linnea,
Yes it is very nice and cool up there:)
Thanks for you comments!

Buck,
Yes you feel lyk flying when you see clouds at eye level. :)
Thanks for you comments!

Dave Coulter said...

Sounds like a nice spot. Happy SWF :)

T.R. said...

Beautiful shot with that extra errant little animal-shaped cloud. You have a beautifully designed blog - crisp and clean and visually stunning.

Kirigalpoththa said...

Dave,
Thanks for your comments!

T.R.,
Yes that little cloud was like coming towards my direction when i was taking the picture:)
Thanks for your comments and glad you like the blog design :)