BLACK TEA

Black-TeaBlack tea is among the most widely enjoyed teas in the world. Originating in China in the 17th century, black tea spread rapidly throughout the world and found great acceptance in the West. Black tea is a known favorite, especially among the British, who have developed a rich culture around tea. One of the features of black tea is its wide array of production areas and drinking methods. Black teas are produced with different characteristics according to the production area, tea estate and the season when the leaves are picked. Although flavors vary, high-quality black teas abound in natural aroma, flavor and nutrients that are reminiscent of flowers, fruits and herbs. Another appeal of black teas is that they can be used to create a variety of different drinks. Not only by adding milk or lemon but also with the addition of fruits, herbs, spices and liquors. Iced tea is another popular option.

 

 

CK Wooden Chest NUWARA ELIYA

Probably the best-known of Sri Lanka’s tea-growing districts, Nuwara Eliya is also the most rugged and mountainous, with the highest average elevation.

CK Wooden Chest DIMBULA

Dimbula is perhaps the most famous name associated with Ceylon Tea. Southwards from Kandy, the central mountains rise in elevation until the plateau of Nuwara Eliya is reached.

CK Ceramic Elephant with SKANDA

The young elephant Skanda had been purchased along with Maligawa Raja by Tikiribanda Mampitiya Disawe of Giragama Mansion in Kandy for LKR3300, considered a fortune at that time.

CK Ceramic Elephant with KANDULA

Kandula is a famous war elephant mentioned in the Sinhala chronicle Mahavamsa. According to the chronicle, when King Dutugemunu of Sri Lanka (101–77 BC) was born, many items of value were said to have appeared spontaneously, which were found and brought in by various people as gifts to the newborn.

CK Ceramic Elephant with RAJA

The Pinnawala elephant herd is known to be the largest permanent concentration of captive Asian elephants in the world. This blind tusker was a significant attraction to the visitors at the orphanage.

CK Ceramic Elephant with PINNAWALA RAJA

The Pinnawala elephant herd is known to be the largest permanent concentration of captive Asian elephants in the world. This blind tusker was a significant attraction to the visitors at the orphanage.