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... and about to leave Sri Lanka: DI forgot to buy mini magnet or souvenirs, I saw there are souvenir shops at the airport (located inside the building, right after you passed the Immigration). The price for mini magnet starts from 1$ until 5$. The t-shirts are really good and I like the quality but in fact I dont like the price. Hahaha. The cheapest t-shirt was 10$ and the rest are 12$ & 13$. I just spent my 4$ for 3 mini magnets.
My flight D7 183 ...
... br> At this juncture I should point out (for those still reading) that there is no way of describing a lot of what I've done in Sri Lanka without sounding incredibly wanky and pretentious, so I've decided to ditch my self-consciousness and go all out. As I walk up the majestic rock every breath I take sends shivers down my spine, and I get the sense I will never forget this (see, told you). Halfway up are some interesting cavernous rooms featuring cave paintings of ...
... to using the private company buses, we were again crammed in to a bus full of locals including many women in colourful saris. Arriving in Polonnuruwa we headed to the guesthouse and enjoyed a fresh pineapple juice looking out over the surrounding paddy fields. Later that evening we discussed a safari ride with the owner to see yet more elephants and temples.
Early next morning we rented bikes from our hotel and headed off towards the ancient ruins of Polonnaruwa, ...
... with lack of time again. The entrance fee to the Golden Temple´s complex was RS 1,500 per person. However, you may see the Golden Temple, golden statue of Buddha and Buddhist Museum without paying. The main attraction that requires payment is the Cave (or Rock) Temple.
We took between 10 and 15 minutes to reach the Cave Temple. It is hidden up in hills. The uphill can be quite challenging, especially at noon and with a very humid and warm climate. After entering ...
... 10 points for avoiding a tuktuk, 20 points for overtaking a lorry, 6 points for beeping a pedestrian etc. Every 200 yards or so, a dog will be laying in the road and you have to swerve or beep them so they get out of the way in time. This place is far less developed than we thought, with houses ranging from mud huts to corrugated iron shacks with some nice houses or bank buildings interspersed. The majority of people seem to live in dusty conditions along the main ...
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- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed