The scenic train journey from Kandy to Ella, through Sri Lanka’s tea plantations. Picture: Alamy

Sri Lanka’s tea country: the good, bad and ugly sides to the plantations of Ceylon

The highlands of India’s tear drop boast breathtaking scenery and one of the world’s great train journeys, but spare a thought for the tea pickers, who toil for pittance and are at increasing risk from landslides

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The scenic train journey from Kandy to Ella, through Sri Lanka’s tea plantations. Picture: Alamy
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