Ella was such an awesome stop in Sri Lanka. It was the first place that, to me, really felt like a traveller town.
My heart melted when I saw the mountain views all around me and felt the bohemian vibe. I breathed in the cool fresh air, felt a welcome chill on my skin and smiled when I spoke to the friendly locals who greeted me.
Ella has its own mood and you will instantly feel it when you step off the bus. It attracts a lot of travellers here so you will see many, many tourists. But, that does bring along some awesome cafés and people to meet, chat and hang around with.
Here’s the 10 reasons why you will fall in love with Ella.
1. It’s a traveller town with a laid back vibe
I don’t know why but I just love traveller towns. Maybe it’s seeing the backpackers and meeting people that are in the same boat as me or the fact that it brings a sort of hippie vibe to the place. Either way, for me, it feels like home.
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