Eden Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sigiriya
... have space in front so they only put the menu and cashier in front then will direct you to the backyard to have your seat and table.
Every restaurant in Unawatuna takes so much time to cook, we were waiting for almost an hour. After we finished, we went to Unawatuna beach. The beach itself was okay for me, I have seen more than this beach in Indonesia. On that beach we saw 3 dogs were playing with people, they play soccer but they did not kick ...
... to dance to house music whilst submerged in sea water. However, Mirissa is coming into it's off-season, so most places were fairly quiet.
We got up very early the next morning to go whale watching. After an hour or so of motoring out to sea, we saw dozens of dolphins swimming and jumping all around our boat. I have seen captive dolphins before but to see such beautiful creatures in the wild is something else altogether. I was really glad to have had the chance to ...
... I didn't. I found out where to go and which bus to get onto, before wandering round the town for a bit as I still had plenty of time. I had wondered about going to a small rain forest which is nearby but by the time I would have got there it would have then made it difficult to get to Sigirya in the light, which was a shame but it meant I avoided the rainforest in a monsoon. Walking through Dambulla meant I got a lot of people asking if I wanted a Tuk-tuk, where I was ...
... ed in Africa where I was able to see some of the most incredible animals of all time.
But, my travel style involves saying a lot of yes, and the elephant from the day before was beautiful but sad so I wanted to see some in the wild.
We were picked up in a jeep and taken to the park, where a guide just hopped in (free of charge but expecting a tip).
It was good to have the guide with us, because he was able to spot some tiny very ...
... was a hilltop fortress and royal palace
complex of King Kasspa in the late 400s AD, an unassailable domain he ruled
from after overthrowing and murdering his father. Modern archaeological
analyses suggest it was actually a monastery complex from the 3rd
century BC with much of the ruins dating from about the 10th century
AD.I personally don’t really care what about the historical
reality; Sigiriya is just fantastic – ...