Helga's Folly

Address: 70 Rajaphilla Mawatha , Kandy, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 70 Rajaphilla Mawatha , Kandy, is near Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Galle Fort, and Sinharaja Forest Reserve.
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      Elephants in Kandy

      A travel blog entry by laurastoker on Oct 12, 2014

      1 comment, 7 photos

      ... working elephants are taken in to be cared for and nursed back to good health. We paid 2000 rupees (10) each to wash our new found friend and take a shower with her, before riding off round the sanctuary with both of us on her back, with no seat or cushion. It was one of the most incredible things I've ever done, and it was so nice to see the elephants so happy.

      Next up was a tea factory, where some of the machines were even older than my grandad (90 years old!); it was ...

      Ayo Bowan!

      A travel blog entry by katie-and-phil on Jul 24, 2014

      18 photos

      ... heard, we saw several babies ranging from 2 weeks to about a month old. Our guide said when they are less than a month, they still have fuzz on their head. The mom elephants and other females in the herd are very protective of the babies and always keep them in the center of the group when walking or being approached by males. The babies were incredibly cute and were very playful. You could sense the younger ones discovering the world right before our eye. One little guy ...

      Train to Kandy

      A travel blog entry by pwoods_home on May 10, 2014

      12 photos

      ... but it was through the beautiful countryside and we were in a 2nd class coach with many lovely Sri Lankan people. Our driver, Oscar, arrived at the train station in Kandy 15 minutes before us. He was quite surprised that he had beaten us there. In Kandy we checked into the Hotel Suisse, took a quick swim in the pool, then it was out to see some traditional Sri Lankan dancing and visit the Temple of the ...

      Victoria Park

      A travel blog entry by couillard on Mar 05, 2014

      5 photos

      ... without much to do as the Internet was also out. That means more time to read and so I am reading the first novel (for adults) that Michel Leboeuf wrote called L'homme qui N'avait pas de Nombril. For those of you who remember hearing that name, he was the partner Francois got to write his book, "Oiseaux Sans Frontières". My next book will be by, Mike (Kent) Folley (Louise Lachance's hubby) it ...

      The Buddha Has a Sweet Tooth for Kandy

      A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Feb 10, 2014

      1 comment, 41 photos

      ... culture. We got to eat out on the balcony, admiring all of the lights in the hills surrounding the lake, then walked back along the lake to our guest house.

      The next morning, we got on a city bus headed out to the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens, originally the royal botanical gardens of the Kandyan Kingdom and continued by the British during the colonial era. We wandered around for a few hours and ate a picnic lunch (we found a grocery ...