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TravelPod Member ReviewsLake Bungalow Kandy
Really nice clean room and very friendly owners. Shame they don't do food though
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... cancer. This hardly ever happens in the UK because of
patient education, little stigma and the screening programme. The lesion was ulcerated,
fungating and smelly, her treatment was only palliative, the doctors did not
explain to her what was going on in the ward round and did not show her any
compassion, she cried and I wished I could speak Sinhala. The consultant told
me afterwards that such late presentations are not uncommon; a cancer diagnosis
... there straightaway, only to realize that Rajah was an elephant, not a dearly departed Britisher. Well poop.
We ended our anniversary day with a stroll around Kandy Lake, a lovely lake at the southern end of the city, ringed by a pathway and charming guesthouses (including ours). Tomorrow we will treat ourselves to NOT riding on a bus, and visiting the Elephant Orphanage of Pinnawala.
... in the town of Matale we noticed a lot more traffic and this mixed with a lot of road works gave a lot of delays en-route to Kandy. The traffic in Kandy itself, without road works, is pretty horrendous and it took forever to get a relatively short distance.
We had lunch and a wander around in town for a bit but it really was too hot. We then went to visit ...
... Sri Lankan feast. The main meal of the day there literally is called 'rice and curry', and consists of a massive portion of rice, with about 3 or 4 side dishes of different spice covered veg's and usually one curried meat, or fish dish (As with an Indian Thali, and Nepalese Dal Bhat, all the dishes can be re-filled free of charge).
Once the plates were scraped clean, Roy told us that elephants roam around between the nearby wildlife parks, and he could ...
... far but don't worry, it got better! I am grateful that I met such wonderful people to pass the time with in the rainy evenings - these Czech guys like their slivovitz! (Look it up!) and who took such good care of me when my knee was less than capable of carrying my heavy load. There are always silver linings to these stories! Stay tuned for better and brighter stories in part two of my Sri Lankan adventure! A bientot! Love, light & Namaste... and Beyond! Heather aka Fiona ...