Palm Garden Village Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPalm Garden Village Hotel Anuradhapura
This is a must-experience hotel. The luxury of it comes from few rooms and humongous landscape! I did not stay here but the food was excellent. Pricey accommodation but well worth it!
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Anuradhapura - Sri Lanka's first capital. The ruins are spread out over a greater distance than Polonnawura so a driver (or bikes) is a must - especially in the relentless foot-burning heat.
All the Anuradhapura sites are very much like Polonnawura with gate stones and moonstones at the base of steps. There are a couple of large pools near the site of an ancient monastery, replete with snake charmer and a ...
... must have been meaningful in some way.
After sweating some more, we decided to make our way down, where we met Qunitus and found a must quicker way down. Although the way up passed by the mirror wall (no longer a mirror) and painted ladies (not really visible anymore), the way down would make for a much better way up and much quicker!
We stopped off at the museum somewhat dissapointed that there was no AC. As seems to be the case we didn’t understand why we ...
The first port of call this morning was the famous fish market in Negombo. It's a really interesting local experience as the fishermen bring the days catch to market. The fish are then sorted into different varieties and sold to traders or local people. You can even have your enormous tuna filleted and placed into small pieces for your ...
... couple months) so he offered to walk me. Off we went again and he ordered for me, waited until it was cooked and then walked me back. He wanted to make sure there were no snakes and so I didn't get bitten, I wasn't going to stop him. We got back and then he made a massive fuss about getting a table on the balcony of the house and some chairs and a white table cloth, cutlery and plates, making it a romantic setting for us.
For breakfast, ...
... of a climb - a good two hours and it's a good thing we started early as it was tough in the morning heat - I cannot imagine what it would've been like any later. The climb was in stages - at the first level you come across caves where frescos were painted they are so well preserved it's no surprise this place was recently up as a contender for a new wonder of the world. The heat increased and I'm not gonna lie I didn't think I'd make it up. Even our driver left ...