The Glen

Address: 58 Saranankara Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 58 Saranankara Road, Kandy, is near Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Galle Fort, and Sinharaja Forest Reserve.
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      Day 12... Kandy

      A travel blog entry by chrisandimbi on Feb 20, 2015

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      ... Buddha. The irony of the tooth is that after paying $10 p/p to get into the temple, you don't actually get to see the tooth as it is housed in a stupa (completely sealed) and placed about three meters away from you. For your $10 you get to marvel at the stupa for 15 seconds before security ushers you along. Seeing as we have teeth of our own that we can stare at and actually see for nothing, we skipped this sight and retreated to our room for a bit of ...

      Sri Lanka... The pearl of the Indian Ocean.

      A travel blog entry by heather.dyce on Nov 26, 2014

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      ... Eve?!) are found as it was there that he took his first steps on earth. The Buddhists believe the same but that they are the footsteps of Buddha. Similarity, the Hindus believe the same, but for Rama. So we arrive at our guest house and of course, like every other day, it had been raining. For those who know me well, I have more than my share of klutz moments... This day was no different. With all my pack in tow (at this point I was still up to three... All totaling ...


      A travel blog entry by colcat on Oct 15, 2014

      ... and use the green ones for cooking and sambal. Headed off for Kandy via Drambulla and Sasi was driving very erratically this morning, he got pulled over by cops for overtaking a truck that was overtaking a tuk tuk and is now 1,000 rupee lighter. He settled down for some time after this then started up again. Col spoke to him about his driving but it was as if he wasn't listening. We were being jerked here, there ...

      Kandy Lake

      A travel blog entry by lucieandiuri on Aug 16, 2014

      162 photos

      ... it has a lot more meaning to them than to us. It matters to me that they can enjoy the festivities without too many tourists flashing their cameras in their faces. It is true that it normally makes amazing pictures though.

      Kandy sits at 500 meter above sea level so it pleasant to walk around and luckily for us there is a lake right in the middle of the town to do so. The lake, which is artificial, is home to a few monitor lizards, ducks and birds. We also ...

      Day Twenty-One – Kandy bound!

      A travel blog entry by meckley on Jul 15, 2014

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      ... This one was out of the town in a nice hillside area. It had a beautiful view. The owners were very helpful with suggestions and made us feel at home.

      We walked out to the main road and picked up a tuk-tuk. He dropped us off at Bogambara Lake. Kim knew the palace and temple were around the lake. Without a map or directions, we set off walking, hoping we would make it to the temple before the evening ceremony. We must have walked several kilometers before got ...