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... the journey was pleasant and interesting as we climbed higher in to the very tropical interior. The towns and villages we passed through reminded us of the old times, when Saturday's were shopping days and we went out with the kids and did so. The streets were lined with those little stores of yesterday year and the patrons in their colourful Saturday best. The roads and the traffic added that little bit of spice and adventure. We ...
... it here. Back in the van and off to Kandy. The road was under repair and when we started climbing into Kandy it was very busy. Lots of Government buses and a complete mix of vehicles on the roads. We arrived at the Regency as 2 wedding parties were leaving. in amongst the hubbub we paid of our driver with a substantial tip and made our way to reception. Very flash place the Regency. We were met with cool towels, fruit drinks and a lass in traditional dress who provided our keys ...
... Sri Lanka had to escape after British took over the country in 1815. Then various British governors lived in the palace (1815 – 1948). The palace was destroyed in 1998 as a result of a bomb attack carried out during the Sri Lankan civil war.
Sri Lanka was declared an independent country in 1948. In 1972 its original name Ceylon was changed to Sri Lanka which has the following meaning: Sri = prosperity, Lanka = pearl of the Indian Ocean.
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... to Kandy. We actually got a seat on the train for the first time in Sri Lanka which was a relief as our legs were gone and we were shattered! We only had one day in Kandy as, although it's a small city, there is not actually the need for more than a day. We got a tuk tuk to take us to a launderette as we were out of clean clothes and he offered to be our driver for the day and take in the local landmarks for 2000 rupees (just under £10) so we took him up ...
... br> I had wanted to go to the Botanical Gardens. But after careful consideration, I decided against it. Up we went to the big Buddha that watches over Kandy. The view was spectacular, but I still was overwhelmed with my lungs feeling compressed.
Asking what else I wanted to do, and giving me several options, I picked to go see the carving center. They showed me all the different wood they use and what comes of the different designs. I was most impressed by rainbow ...