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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    Travel Blogs from Kandy

    Royal Botanical Garden, Peradeniya

    A travel blog entry by campbell2015 on Mar 03, 2015

    34 photos

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    The origins of the Botanic Gardens date as far back as 1371 when King Wickramabahu III ascended the throne and kept court at Peradeniya near Mahaweli river. The groundwork for a botanical garden was formed by Alexandar Moon in 1821 and was formally established in 1843.

    The vegetation is purely tropical, being characterized by ...

    Galle to Kandy

    A travel blog entry by smadge on Dec 17, 2014

    5 photos

    ... relatively well maintained with a plethora of excellent toilets. After about two hours with even the more gentle Kandy heat beginning to rise we stopped off at the slightly faded cafe, everything is really slightly faded here, for a very pleasant pot of Ceylon tea, though Roz had a warming lime soda as the waiter understood no ice to mean warm. She does not believe that drinking warm tea to be thirst quenching - yet. Returning to the centre of Kandy we mooched about for a ...

    Sweet as, Kandy

    A travel blog entry by i_go_wandering on Dec 07, 2014

    62 photos

    ... lookouts (huts built high in the trees where a watcher can sit) and he explained the irrigation of the rice paddy fields - also he told us what we knew to be Egrets wading in the water were actually Pelicans, we both looked at each other and smiled.
    We pulled in to Siriguya and paid the 3,900 rupees entrance fee each. Siriguya is a huge rock formation with a monestry at the very top, there are a lot of steps and I mean a LOT! We arrived a midday, so the worst time to start climbing ...

    Buses, bartering, and bloody lovely food

    A travel blog entry by laurastoker on Oct 06, 2014

    4 comments, 2 photos

    ... local guy lead me through a bustling midday market in Sri Lanka's capital to the bus station where I could catch my connecting bus to Kandy, which was a halfway point between where I was and Anuradhapura. Despite being over 3 hours long, when I was told it'd be 2 (they work to 'Sri Lankan time'), this journey was just gorgeous... Driving through a misty valley littered with towering palm trees as the sun was going down was just out of this world. I was ...

    Ayo Bowan!

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

    18 photos

    ... and makes it tastier for them to eat. We were told the elephants eat 250 kilograms of food every day! The large male that we saw come out of the jungle first was in heat. Our guide told us you can tell when a male is in heat because there will be "discharge" from a hole right next to his eye and you can see the water mark (almost like a tear) down the face. The frisky male made his rounds checking out all of the females, but didn't find a suitable mate while we were watching. As part ...