Kassapa Lions Rock
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Room service
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It was an early start after a late night but we had a long drive north and this allowed everyone to get some sleep on the bus. Highlights included a 5km bike ride, a hike, a boat ride on a 1000 year old reservoir and lunch at a local village. The food was traditional and yummy and we ate our meal off of banana leaves. Late in the afternoon we …
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From what we have gathered, Buddhism is as much a philosophy as it is a religion. It is very peaceful, introspective and respectful.
The monks give up their worldly life, shave their hair, wear the rust colored robes and sandals and carry ...
... and Relic House with stone tablets (the Minhintale tablets) dating from 975-991 that outline the rules of the Relic House. On this level there is also the Assembly Hall for the monks and Sinha Pokuna, a pool with a carved lion water fountain for drinking that is meant to be some of the most exquisite stone masonry in Sri Lanka. This area felt very peaceful and I'm convinced that the monks left their meditative mark on the area. At the top landing we explored three ...
... now spends a large amount of time living in America with his family and was heading off the following morning so it was a rare privilege to learn how it got started from the man himself. I was made to feel very welcome and when I asked who the tiny black and white ball of fluff was curled up next to me Ravi told me; "that one, Useful, his brother, Useless, you will see why" he then smiled and sat down on the other side of Useful.
... was a strange atmosphere there which culminated in 2 of the young Tuk Tuk drivers having a massive argument out side the door and one smashing a bottle to threaten the other!! It was all calmed down and sorted out by the old guy running the guest house but we decided to head off the next morning and find somewhere in Sigiriya itself to stay. We are so happy we did as we are now in the best place so far, Palitha Home Stay. Palitha is an ...