Manor House Kandy
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... seen. It took 4 staff 15 minutes to clean it up. (They were not Sri Lankan to clarify).
we then went to gem shop which was actually quite interesting and saw all the gems that are found in Sri Lanka including the topaz - which of course has a special place in our heart for some reason! Princess Diana's engagement ring (that is now worn by Kate) is a blue Ceylon sapphire - from Sri Lanka....so we saw some of those too.
Our guide then suggested we just go ...
Today was one of those wonderful travel days where you tick everything off the must-see list, and have a fabulous time doing it.
We hired a local tuk-tuk driver to take us around to Kandy's more far-flung sites for the day. Sri Lanka is known for its elephant population, so we tuk-tuked an hour out of town to the Milennium Elephant Foundation. This is a wonderful sanctuary for abused, sick, and unwanted elephants. They ...
... that they all used to play here and that they want to stay here and party. The only person on the property is the security guard and this places appears to have been closed for hours. This feels a little dodgy and fortunately we outnumber them so when we tell them we wish to go back to the hostel they comply and return us safe and sound- less two slightly more adventurous Chileans who decided to stay and hang out. Returning a few hours later with stories of boasting locals. ...
... Buddha. The irony of the tooth is that after paying $10 p/p to get into the temple, you don't actually get to see the tooth as it is housed in a stupa (completely sealed) and placed about three meters away from you. For your $10 you get to marvel at the stupa for 15 seconds before security ushers you along. Seeing as we have teeth of our own that we can stare at and actually see for nothing, we skipped this sight and retreated to our room for a bit of ...
... t keen on staying there as it was dark, quiet and wifi didn't work (I know... First world problems!) So after a little convincing on my part... Yes I pulled the birthday card... We got our money back and went to find another accommodation. Much better! We had arranged with the tuk tuk driver to take us the following day for a tour to a place called 'World's end'. It was my birthday and I wanted to do something fun! Well, don't ya know, we woke up to.... Rain! There ...