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... a day or so. From here we took an amazing long train to Kandy which travels throught beautiful tea plantations, jungle and dramatic hill scenery.
In Kandy we visited the temple of the tooth - amazing! Its were one of buddahs teeth is kept. And we really enjoyed the city it was so beautiful with a big man made lake and lots of greenery. We went to stay at a couch surfer host called Roshan who was very attentive and took us around a tea factory, ...
... to consider this and whether or not they want to visit should they ever visit Colombo. I have deliberately left out about half of what I could tell you and none of it is complimentary. If I return here, as I dearly hope to do, this Zoo will not be on my list of things to do.
I really do not want to be negative but I think that these are not the best conditions to keep what is obviously a wonderful collection of animals in."
It did rather depress me.
... heard of the famous rice and
curry, the staple of the Sri Lankan lunch menu and had determined to try it. It is the Sri Lankan equivalent of the Indian thali, namely a selection of dishes and pickles / accompaniments all served with the basis of a large amount of rice. You should know that it is always rice and curry, not curry and rice as we would designate it in the UK as the rice is deemed to be the principle ingredient. It is, in fact, the staple food of a ...
... discount at several music shops.
Rather stupidly, I did not give my camera to anyone to take a picture of me playing and so do not have one. My God, there were professional cameramen on hand as was proved by at least one of them getting really creative with his tablet thing (whatever they are called) and taking shots from all sorts of odd angles of my fingers as I played etc. Heaven knows where they are but I am sure they are on the ...
Day 1: January 12, 2013
Since there is not much to do in Colombo (we just needed to get a visa for India), plus it was Sunday, we decided to have a lazy day, so we didn’t even have a need to go outside. It was pretty warm and humid anyways. The only time when we were obliged to go out was to have lunch. We were recommended a quiet restaurant on the beach right in front of our hostel.
Besides that, the day was just about resting ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center