Freedom Lodge

30 Saranankara Rd , Kandy, Sri Lanka | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by toby-helen-sea on Oct 05, 2013

Day three

The train from Colombo to kandy was freezing if you travel in an air conditioned train then you have to wear a jumper.
We had herd about a hotel that did not exist so just rocked up at freedom lodge next to a family of scary monkeys. We left our bags and headed into central Kandy for food found a map of sri Lanka in a …

Elephants, gardens and racing cars.

A travel blog entry by lorenhine


... or other reasons were free to wander and still went to the river 3 times a day and they were walked around by the trainers. The place is really fantastic and it was so nice to interact with them. One of my favourites was a cheeky 3 year old who had to be hand reared. We fed her bananas and she was so gentle. To be honest all of them seemed gentle but we had to remember they were wild and very powerful animals. We soon learnt to keep away from the keepers as they clearly wanted cash ...

Perfectly pleasant

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... it's a 4.5 hour journey. The train goes pretty slow, some areas have a speed limit of 8km/h and they probably top out at 30 km/h. After 1 stop our cart was full of locals and we gave up our seats to an elderly man and a new mother. We said good bye to our personal space bubble and cuddled up with everyone. The train is bumpy, hot and loud. Eventually I made my way to the junction between two carts and sat in the door way with my feet dangling outside the train. What an experience. ...

Picking up the backpackers trail

A travel blog entry by lifeisawesome


... Mawathia road. Its free, the view will not disappoint and you can see all of Kandy in its glory. On way my down I found a shorter path down past the royal gardens, having taken the long way up the hill. (Well I wanted to stay in shape didn't I?)

Kandy feels like a cross between Da Lat and Banos, having been lucky enough to visit both of those places. The Malwatta Monastery sits on the side of the lake. Sadly its in a state of repair right now, I tried to ...

Sri Lanka: Kandy; Ella; Arugam Bay; Colombo

A travel blog entry by poodles


... us to Arugam Bay (on the East coast).
Although it was only 150km away it took 3 hours to get there as all the roads are single lanes, with loads of taxis and tuk tuks so the average speed is about 50km an hour. We hadn't booked anywhere to stay and had to try a couple of places as it is currently peak season in that part of the country. We eventually settled on a little place called Way of the Bay. Basically spent the days surfing Arugam Bay point in the morning, ...

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This hotel, located on 30 Saranankara Rd , Kandy, is near Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Galle Fort, and Sinharaja Forest Reserve.
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