■ SRI LANKA, ELLA: Sri Lanka is a land of opportunities. Yet, despite actually doing my utmost to meet local entrepreneurs and established business owners I found it incredibly difficult do just that. But whilst on a long drive though the mountains and tea plantations of Ella I finally stumbled upon one by pure accident.
What he told me was a mighty impressive story of how he’d taken the leap to open his own little tea shop at the age of 26. Is this man Sri Lanka’s next Ceylon tea millionaire? This called for a full-scale Harald investigates!