Manor House Kandy
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... skies which pretty much opened up as soon as we got there. We waited for it clear and it didn't so we were lucky enough to have an indoor coaching session with Sampath and then a full net session. He has been coaching me too to be a better coach. He has an extraordinary cricket brain and he sees things that I just don't. We focused on batting, briefly touching on "balance" then doing a drill concentrating on "decision making" that can be done in the driveway with a ...
... us some good discounts of genuine-fake t-shirts but the following tea and spice shop almost chasing us out of the shop because we offended him. In the latter’s case, I think he was more offended that we weren’t willing to pay his extortionate prices rather than try to haggle. Within an hour, we have managed to amass 20 films on dodgy dvd, tea, spices and some free cinnamon. Quintus is very impressed that we managed to buy so much but probably also pleased that we ...
... two Temples. The first the Temple of the sacred tooth. (Buddha's) was a hard slog over cobbles and stone steps culminating in quite a frightening crush amongst the crowd caught up in a religious fervour. We witnessed some sort of ceremony and got pushed from pillar to post. Bare feet bruised and battered we retrieved our shoes and moved on through the town to a colourful Hindu Temple. We recon our guide has read all of the guidebooks ...
... of a photo of the replica and lotus flower offerings laid out amongst the burning incense.
In the main shrine room are a Buddhist version of the Stations of the Cross; 21 paintings telling the story of the relic from the birth of Prince Siddhartha, his enlightenment to become the Buddha, his funeral pyre, the miracles of the tooth in India and Sri Lanka as it was moved between countries for safe keeping over the millennia, its final transportation back to Sri ...
... Tomorrow the train to the tea plantations. Sri Lanka is beautiful. Verdant does not overstate the case. Green in a way that even the UK isn't. Back in Kandy we found Guy's recommendation for a hotel, the Olde Empire Hotel, and once inside it began to thunder, lightning and **** down once again. Mixed but brilliant weather to complement mixed but brilliant adventurous days.
Now if the wrong sorts of things would just stop ******* biting and scratching me, I'd be very happy ...