Kassapa Lions Rock
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... I gave them my mosquito repellent and it works… no more mosquito.
Story on 14 June 2014, Au revoir Galle
After all the trip together with my new friends (Joy and El) I eventually ended up the trip in Galle, Sri Lanka. Joy decided to stay in Galle and he had to cancel his plan to fly to Chennai, Southern India. He booked the ticket last night and he supposed to visit his gf in the Northern India and he bought last ...
... and everything, he said, could be treated with some form of medication. He has a habit of stating his opinions as though they were objective facts, and we all had to bite our tongues not to openly disagree with him. I can see that, when resources are limited, and there simply aren't the professionals to practice different therapies, that it may make sense, in some warped way, that the only viable treatment option might be drugs. Still, I can't help but be shocked by ...
... which had a warning sign about crocodiles; def won't be swimming in there then. At the start you walk through some gardens which have an underwater irrigation system. There are quite a few information boards, but even so people still want to see if you want a guide. I declined as I didn't want to spend the money and was in no rush, just wanted to enjoy everything, at various points some of the workers were available, to talk to who wanted to show how pleased they were ...
... all migrate to the lake to drink.
They were beautiful to watch, interesting to see how they socialize and protect the young.
The guide was a little pushy- insisting we take certain pictures, at one point taking my camera away from me and making me pose in front of the elephants.
When a few other trucks arrived and the elephants started moving, he rushed us around to the other side of a little group of trees, which was ...
... On the way south to Kandy in the central highlands we made a
couple stops. One was at a woodworking center where there were plenty of
opportunities to buy the local crafts, much quite nice but also a lot of
tourist tack. The second was a tour of a spice plantation, which was quite
interesting. The spices grown have origins from various parts of the world, but
cinnamon is truly from Sri Lanka. Our buffet lunch in the restaurant at the
spice farm was ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking