Kaladiya - Dambulla
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... building up, today you know!
... with a thump, which were always greeted by laughs from the surrounding locals. Our time in Dambulla was a wet one, it rained everyday. All day. However we did not let this get in the way of our exploring! We were staying at a little homestay with a policeman, his wife and Bob Marley reincarnated (a rasta Sri Lankan with dreadlocks and his very own tuk tuk pimped out with speakers blaring reggae). At first we weren't sure as it was tucked away in a little back street, however ...
... I'm glad it was Paul who saw him instead of me, as I would've freaked out! He cautiously knocked on the door to tell us that dinner was ready, perhaps aware of how unintentionally menacing one lone man in the woods when it's hammering a storm could look. The walk up to the terraced dining area was pretty epic, and eating home cooked Sri Lankan food in the thick of the jungle while the heavens roared and pattered thickly on the ground was certainly something I'll never ...
3 night stay in Dambulla.
Minibus ride from Colombo to Dambulla. A little more expensive but at least fast.
Took up the first touts offer of accommodation on arrival and turned out to be great. Very quiet location near the cave temple, staying with a local family. Owner took me to a local place for late lunch - wonderful food. Went to cave Temple after. Quite a hike up. Was told by various touts i needed a sarong just ...
... In some ways it reminded Jody of Machu Picchu but it was much small and much older.
Another hour later and we were at the bottom and found a little shop that sold cold drinks - of which we downed many as the heat was beginning to soar by then!
We made our own way back to town and stopped for luck before heading off for our guesthouse and a long sleep as we were all ...
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