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... get another car. He called the office to say we complained and, sure enough, a different tired looking car was delivered 45 minutes later. The odometer wasn't working and was stopped at 466406. We were on our way again in another oldie but goody.
In Kandy, several drivers had approached us offering car tour services. We chose not to use an independent because we had ...
... have brought it back to levels normally seen in other times of the year and we must confess it’s beautiful, attracting bird life, and even a serpent eagle circling overhead.
Finally around 6.30pm we approach Habarana, where the Cinnamon Lodge, our hotel for the next three nights is located. The radio warns us that wild elephants have been spotted on the road ahead but the only sign of them is fresh heaps of dung and we make it to the hotel unscathed.
... was a strange atmosphere there which culminated in 2 of the young Tuk Tuk drivers having a massive argument out side the door and one smashing a bottle to threaten the other!! It was all calmed down and sorted out by the old guy running the guest house but we decided to head off the next morning and find somewhere in Sigiriya itself to stay. We are so happy we did as we are now in the best place so far, Palitha Home Stay. Palitha is an ...
... because it sometimes needed. The Airport was good, clean and comfortable. To be honest I didn’t expect the airport as good as this one. I need to fill the immigration form before I go to Immigration, the stewards forgot to give me one. It’s alright, I found the form and filled all the questions as clear as required. Then I went to a counter for Visa. It’s easy to see and find, very close to Immigration counter and you can see the sign ...
Sadly, it was time to leave Trinco, so after one more fancy breakfast we took a tuk-tuk to the bus station, grabbed some king coconuts, and were on our way to Sigiriya.
I hadn't slept very well in Trinco (combination of staying up too late visiting and swimming with glowing plankton, and the heat which made sleeping in impossible) so I was essentially a zombie for the whole bus ride.
I know people sat beside me and we saw things on the ...