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Kandy is in the highlands, attractive area but the city itself is run down, crowds, bad roads and lots of rubbish in the streets, havent seen so much rubbish since i was in saigon a few years ago. Have to say enjoyed the food though gf always needed extra chillies (she is thai) twice we ate in our guest house (Senkada Rest, Kandy) and twice out in …
... my travel guide to provide the information I wish to know. However I've heard for about 500 rupees you can get a guide for about an hour, be sure to check there level of English. The guide he decided I was next customer was little more insistent than most other locals I've meet.
Guide - "Sir where are you from?"
Me - "Good question, I don't have a home, but England."
Guide - "Its a beautiful place, let me show you around the temple"
Me - "Thanks, ...
It's Monday now, this weekend was a mixed of lots of new experiences. Saturday consisted of visiting a Hindu temple followed by a Muslim mosque and then a Christian church to get some insight on a variety of religions. The Hindu temple was beautiful, a little difficult to grasp the entirety of their worship considering we had a guide who didn't speak English to well. We then went to a Muslim mosque... Extremely nerve racking at first. ...
... inflatable toys! Once we finally made it to our hotel we got some much needed breakfast, with one of the most amazing views ever. Then, after a shower, it was time to head into Kandy, to get our bearings. Kandy didn't disappoint on our first visit in terms of wildlife; we were both very excited to see actual monkeys chilling out by the side of the lake, along with a monitor lizard, and a creature we are calling a 'chuck' (an angry duck/chicken cross breed who does not ...
... Peak tomorrow morning. The plan is to leave around 3:30. A recon of the area showed that there is a 15 minute walk to the base, and from there it looks like the Grouse Grind, maybe a touch higher. I spoke to a rather unfit-looking bloke from the UK who said he did it in two hours and didn't see what all the fuss was. Ok, two hours sounds like a good target.
The idea is to get up there before sunrise, but lets see how it goes. If I don't make it ...
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