Castle Hill

22, Rajapilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kandy

Sweet day in Kandy

A travel blog entry by holly.smith


... bats high up in the plan trees, and lizards and other animals crawling around on the ground. Some of the group walked across the, pretty rickety, suspension bridge, which must be quite scary in the monsoon season when the water level reaches up to the bridge!

Next, we headed to a temple which overlooks the city. The enormous Buddha was really imposing, looming over the hilltop, and you could even climb up into the back, where there were chambers filled ...

Like kids in a Kandy shop.

A travel blog entry by joandtim2013


... to be great! The carriage is packed with Sri Lankans heading home to the countryside from Colombo as its a national holiday and they have two days off from work. There is a really nice atmosphere on the train and we sit with a Sri Lankan family that even offer to share there sandwiches with us.

At one end of the carriage some boys are singing and playing drums. At the other end another group our hanging out of the doors and smoking and ...


A travel blog entry by skeetstravel


... but praise him on the decor. Up early next morning, book the scenic train to Haputale for the next day. Breakfast on two Samoosas an two bananas, total cost 50p. Beats £5 in the restaurant. Had nice tea in the room from our kettle and milk bought the night before. Get a nice map from the tourist board, and walk a few Ks up a large hill to the Tourmaline, which gives us a view over the whole city. Two hotels at the top, posh but a bit seedy, get the full tour in both. ...

Sri Lanka - Kandy

A travel blog entry by amy2009


... incredible, and I was pretty sure it was going to break at any moment with the amount of bangs and clangs and lurches forward and backwards it made, but I figured that if the locals looked blasť, then so should I.

The train took us out of Colombo, through the countryside, lots of villages and into Kandy. On the way there was so much to see, but this is what I noticed the most:

- huge rusty old steam trains full of ivy and pink flowers at the sides of the ...

Temples, Tea, Herbs, and Carvings

A travel blog entry by resiststatusquo

... I really want to help on a tea plantation. While I was having my fee cup of black tea, the rain started to pour down. But when I exited the factory, the rain had cleared and the sun re-emerged.

Next he drove me to an Herbal and Spice Garden. I was greeted by a Homeopathic student in his last year of study before entering Med School. He showed me which ingredients helped with what ailments and provided me with a pamphlet. I purchased a natural weight loss cleaner. ...

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This hotel, located on 22, Rajapilla Mawatha, Kandy, is near Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Galle Fort, and Sinharaja Forest Reserve.
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