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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... Finally were individually lead for our massages which was basically being beaten and slapped to death but the worst thing is I could hear the loudness of Keith's slaps and his masseuse was quicker than mine so it was like a pre-warning of a slap I was due to get. After 50 minutes of abuse (and no we were never asked before or during how would you like your massage light, medium, firm!) I was then lead to the sauna which has herbs burning again cabbage scent, Keith and I ...
... Lanka may be beautiful, but it’s an absolute sweatbox. On the
way up our guide Tikiri explained the importance of the ruins - a large
hospital, a monks’ refectory and relic house, assembly hall, temples and
dagoba.I’m not usually big on having a pool at the hotel when I
travel, but in Sri Lanka most hotels we stayed at had pools. They were very
useful in the heat, especially upon return from Anuradhapura and Mihintale.
... burn for longer so you only stop eating for long enough to mop your brow with a small piece of newspaper (no serviettes here!) before carrying on. At the end of the meal you emerge back out into the sun very amused and satisfied but in need of a lie down! Once I have waved goodbye to Anna I will spend my last week in the north and east of Sri Lanka. Until 2009 this was the lair of the Tamil Tigers and is only recently open to tourism so I expect things to feel quite different, we'll ...
... state of nirvana can be recognized by taking a look at 5 parts of Buddha´s body: eyes, lips, knees, right hand and feet. For example:
- Buddha resting: open
- Buddha passing away: semi-closed
- Buddha resting: neutral
- Buddha passing away: smiling
- Buddha resting: without space in between
- Buddha passing away: a little space in between
... pen where groups were assembled , until they were calm and quiet and then they were lead past or into the Shrine room. Most had offerings of flowers, some very elaborate, others handfuls of petals, and the scent of the these was wonderful (and only a tad overpowering) but having seen the sign saying don't smell the flowers that are being given in offerings to the Buddha, I felt very guilty enjoying them.
Then a group of mothers and babies drifted into the pen and ...