Hunas Falls by Amaya
Travel Blogs from Elkaduwa
... everywhere shuts, so we put that idea on hold for an hour or so until the pubs opened. Instead, we went and sat by the lake for a bit and had a think about how we would approach Dambulla & Sigiriya as well as the end of our time in Sri Lanka. After our break by the lake, it was nearly time for the pubs to re-open, so we made our way up the hill to a place with views over the lake. On the way, we had yet another encounter with Sri Lankan Monkey's. We ...
... day with a few stops along the way. Supermarket for water and cookies, pharmacy to pick up Zantac for my heart burn, and a visit at the ATM in order to pay for all of this as well as hotel rooms, that do not accept credit cards. Francois now has over 2cm of bills in his wallet, as the biggest currency note (2000 rupees) is equivalent to about 16.00$ However, the ATM gave him the 1000 rupee bills which is only 8.00$ Took a few pictures of tea pickers as we were driving by. ...
... mahouts. Rosiee explained the structure of the day, and then i got stuck in. First on the list is cleaning out the elephants' beds! To cut a long story short, this involves picking up poo and throwing it onto the pile. The piles are regularly collected and taken to the onsite elephant dung paper factory. This is nowhere near as bad a job as it sounds! Elephants' diets are almost entirely fibre, so the dung is really solid and doesn't smell at all - a high relief for me! ...
... my travel guide to provide the information I wish to know. However I've heard for about 500 rupees you can get a guide for about an hour, be sure to check there level of English. The guide he decided I was next customer was little more insistent than most other locals I've meet.
Guide - "Sir where are you from?"
Me - "Good question, I don't have a home, but England."
Guide - "Its a beautiful place, let me show you around the temple"
Me - "Thanks, ...
... We found out hotel but there was a mix up with the booking and they ssid our room would be ready in and hour. We inspected in and found he was still cuttung the wood for the bed slats and the roon was civered in power tools but he laughed and posed for the before picture of getting our room ready. Haptuale is absolutly gorgeous and T drove us to a hillside restaursnt where we were serve another table full of local curries and drank beer with an ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting