Days Inn Kandy
Travel Blogs from Kandy
Back down the bumpy road to the station we we delighted to see the sun was shining over the valley. Another delayed train and this time 3 guards looking down the track expectantly, as well as the station dog. However when the train arrived it was the new Colombo express with 12 coaches and an engine at each end. Every seat on the train was occupied …
... to the top of the hill was amazing with the elephants wandering free in the large fields. The keepers were there with their sticks and trying to rip everyone off for taking pictures with them but that happens everywhere. The main thing was they were looked after. The majority of elephants were wandering free but there were some that were chained up and I wanted to know why so I asked loads of questions! First there was a chain around each baby's leg. They weren't tied up but they had ...
... choose to work there, why’d you marry so-and-so? Why? It’s the scariest one word question we’ve ever had to face, and we’re the only ones that can answer it.
So I return to that place of uncertainty that found me in my 13,000 step decent down the side of a Buddhist pilgrimage. Why am I here? Why am I doing it? What pulled me from the suburbs of America into the jungles of Sri Lanka?
... tasting -> packing / dispatching. She also showed us machines used in every single phase of the manufacturing process. Some of them were the oldest machines of its kind in Sri Lanka.
After finishing the guided tour we were allowed to walk around the museum on our own and learn more about the tea tradition in Sri Lanka.
You may find interesting how tea was discovered. Legend says the first man to taste a cup of tea was the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung (2 737 ...
... of course you pick them up again.... Some tend to get rather violent among each other, and there's a few old ladies who try to egg the fights on, much to our dismay. We do get some laughs, but the two hour lunch break is absolutely mandatory for us to maintain our sanity. It's very difficult, and exhausting, but its the most rewarding thing either of us has ever done...next to me (Loreen) doing mission work in Mexico. Corne and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility