Kassapa Lions Rock
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Nathan's thoughts on SL
Sri Lanka is such a different place to New Zealand. Playing cricket is so much harder because of the heat and the humidity. All the people are friendly and nice. There's so much to do from elephant rides to the spice gardens. We're starting to acclimatise to the conditions and realise that drinking heaps of water is …
Hanley's thoughts on SL
It is hot! I think the lowest I've seen the temp is 25 degrees and that was when we first arrived. The traffic is crazy here with horns going off in every direction pretty much a lot of road rage. This is a lot different to back home in New Zealand ! We actually have road rules and abide by them. People here are all so …
... the 3 girls who aren't British don't even exist. Hmm. Well it saved us $10 of a ride up to Sigirya.
Where we stayed at Sigirya was.... well, let's just say a little bit terrifying. Three of us under a mosquito net (one double bed and a twin bed they pulled in from some other room for me, squished together) was quite an experience, what with the bugs and bathroom smell and never knowing quite what is in the room along with you. Luckily I had my ...
... pumpkin but about 20 dishes to choose from. And for $12 a person including 2 beers we were happy with that.
We then visited the ancient city of Polonnaruwu, another Unesco World Heritage Site. Here, we walked over many sites until we almost collapsed from heat exhaustion. Each site fascinating on its own. It reminded me of Ayutthaya in Thailand with its ancient ruins and stupas. There are about 20 sites in all open to the public - thankfully ...
... brick foundations of what was once a palace and terraced gardens. But the view was stunning. And on the way up the frescoes and the remains of the Lion (now just his paws) were impressive. All in all, a nice walk at 7am.
Entertainment at the rock summit were a troupe of monkeys stealing an Australian couples food. They put their bag down to take a photo. One brave monkey zipped in and grabbed ...