Pelwehera Village Resort
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... not the price, unless cheap = bad to some people. That said, you need to have money if your going to do the more popular activities in this area, namely seeing the Dambulla cave temple and climbing Sigirya Rock.
We did not embark on aforementioned activities. We did however have an excursion to Sigirya, walk round the walled and moated area at the base and got a splendid view of the Rock fortress from nearby Pidurangala. Not entirely unknown ...
... must make an absolute killing at that place as every now and then we came across swarms of tourists braving the weather to step off their air conditioned coaches long enough to take photos of the supposedly most impressive bits. Obviously we found even more impressive parts hidden further from the more well trodden trails. Suitably satisfied and feeling pretty smug, we rode out through the main gate and the rain stopped long enough for us to take our *********** for nearly 2 ...
... stairs was pretty spectacular also. There were a few cheeky monkeys and persistent trinket vendors and after a quick visit it was nice to go back into our air conditioned bus, a bus that had been under utilised as it had followed the public bus all the way from Anuradhapura to Dambulla. Go figure! We finally had some free time and took advantage of the pool at our hotel that actually had coldish water in it. Perfecting some somersaults and freestyle swimming is a great way ...
... knees and the detector didn't go off -probably wasn't even on. The forty-five minute flight was uneventful. When we arrived at the hotel, we were met by about twenty dancers, twelve drummers and one stinky elephant that was eating pineapples. We started the morning with a 7:30 AM elephant ride. This ride was different to the one we had in Cambodia; four of us were put into a basket on the elephant's back instead of riding individually. We started out with our ...
... the giant rocks. Vivid fresco art and a reclining Buddha adorned one of the small temples.
Because it was different, it was worth the stop.
Spice Garden Spiel
The main road was lined with spice gardens that give garden tours. We stopped at the Isiwara AyurvedicVillage spice garden. After receiving a small complementary cup of local ...