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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    A travel blog entry by crosintheworld on Apr 07, 2015

    40 photos

    ... experience, almost like being famous...

    After a long walk around the gardens, and taking the famous picture in the old bridge, we went back to the entrance and the guide took us to a big hotel where a traditional Sri Lankan dances show was about to start... well, it was mostly for tourists, not a real one, but not bad. And at the end there was the main attraction of the show: Fire. Fire eaters and walkers. Great experience.


    The bridge on the river Kwai

    A travel blog entry by kate.timaeus on Mar 12, 2015

    28 photos

    ... up and second was one of the oldest cricket matches taking place between 2 schools-the battle of the blues.Schools cricket is a mad passion and all the old alumni turn up to cheer their alma mater.A visit to the station to buy a ticket to Galle further south for tomorrow and a quick walk round the block of our hotel to view the old buildings before a Chinese meal and bed.Another early start as the train leaves at ...

    My Buddha’s bigger than your Buddha…

    A travel blog entry by jaseross on Mar 02, 2015

    51 photos

    ... rescued from his funeral pyre. It was said that whoever held the tooth had the divine right to rule over India, so this led to a few wars and skirmishes. Eventually the tooth was moved to Sri Lanka, which was kind of fortunate as the Buddha is supposed to have said that Buddhism in Sri Lanka would be safe for 5000 years. These days the monks at the temple conduct their rituals three times a day and every Wednesday they bathe the tooth. The waters are said ...

    Sri Lanka... The pearl of the Indian Ocean.

    A travel blog entry by heather.dyce on Nov 26, 2014

    108 photos

    ... variety as well as the exceptional flavour that indian cuisine possesses. For lack of a better term, it was bland. Other than the curry, it really was lacking in spice. They barely even use salt and pepper. I started putting salt on my food to make it somewhat flavorful and this is something I NEVER do! Later that evening, of course, we enjoyed some more liquid refreshment. The boys really liked their beer as well as a home made brew of liquor called slivovitz. I tell ya, ...

    Elephants to Kandy

    A travel blog entry by datkins506 on Oct 20, 2014

    21 photos

    ... if we paid or not. We shook on 2,500, down from 3,000. Turned out he was brilliant. Told us the full history of the place. The massive rock had been surrounded by moats and walls, and contained pools and water storage ponds. Everything was laid out symmetrically and there were 2 palaces. We had to work as our guide quizzed us on why there would be 2 (summer and winter of course). The original structure on the rock was built 1600 years ago by King Kassapa who needed a secure ...