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... It seemed to be pretty much in order. It was as clean as could be and it seemed to be working. The structures were intact; people came in, boarded trains, got off trains and left. There wasn't any chaos. There wasn't any human stampede. It was quite serene and seemingly organised...my kind of railway station.
However, not one single board or sign was in English. I managed to work out from timings that my train was leaving from platform 3. Now, to find platform 3... I saw a ...
... monks quarters. Under the nearby trees were remnants of ancient monastery including foundations and engraved pillars.
We were pretty drenched in sweat when we got back to the car which made the AC a blessing and a curse.
Golden Temple of Dambulla, A World Heritage Site
After our morning hike, we pulled up to a massive Golden Buddha statue, just downhill from ...
... fogged the air. Just outside the temple we saw a cafe and had a Sri Lankan curry which was spicy but delicious. There were three different pots, one containing a jackfruit curry which I was convinced was meat! The other was a coconut pumpkin curry and the third a cabbage curry - all three were unbelievably tasty. We then set off to find an ATM (which took us on a bit of a wild goose chase around the city!) and finally made our way up to Udawarta Forest Sanctuary. We knew there would ...
... The lights went down, we were all urged to gather around the area in front of the stage as they lay down the fire walk. Everyone ooed and aahhed as the men walked over the fire. Then they went to the door to gather their tips from us as we all left - leaving their firewalk behind..... Josh was fairly tempted we could tell, to give it a go himself. He kept putting his foot over the coals, testing the heat. Then with just a ...
... and headed to the Amaya Hills, a spa resort with great views over the city. We stayed there all afternoon, starting with some Ayurveda treatments before lounging by the pool and enjoying the views of the rolling hills in the mist.
On 12 April, we met with a new driver and said goodbye to our driver Dimutu as he couldn’t drive us to Weligama. Time to head south, to the ...