Queen's Hotel

Kandy, Sri Lanka | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kandy

Dag 1 Kandy

A travel blog entry by bertnmarij on Aug 10, 2014

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... but then the spectacle begins. Hundreds, maybe even thousands of men with whips, burning hoops, swords, drums and other attributes jump and dance between the dressed and painted elephants. The first part is the Buddhist procession where they carry the tooth of Buddha around the city and the people drum and dance for rain. After that there is a Hindu procession and 2 others. De ceremonie duurt tot middernacht en dan begint de uitdaging om weg te geraken. Aangezien ...

Jungle weekend!

A travel blog entry by gos201 on Aug 18, 2013

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... great fun although scary in places - the scenery was amazing and we swam in the calm waters which was brilliant. That night we had a few beers and a BBQ and all it to know each other better which was really nice. I'm surprised that there are so many people here who I genuinely like nd have fun with (god that makes me sound intolerant!) After another night with little sleep we set off on our jungle trek! In the extreme heat and humidity it ...

Sigiriya and Kandy

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna on Apr 22, 2013

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... for something created centuries ago. At the base of the rock we wandered through souvenir shops selling a number of beautiful carved items and Batik, wax paintings on wall hangings. Admiring these from a distance, we then wandered into the town centre to peruse more shops and fuel ourselves for our journey to Kandy with a huge plate of vegetable rice. Although one rickshaw driver offered to take us back to Dambulla for Rs 500 (apparently heading that way to collect ...

First stop in Hill Country

A travel blog entry by eddim on Mar 07, 2013

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... talking to a mother and son who were traveling around Sri Lanka for a month. He works for the UN in Bangladesh and his mom is from California so they do a big trip once a year as it is the only time they get to see each other. It was sweet to witness this mom-son love. Dennis the son was gracious enough to share his beer with me (hotel is not licenced) while we chatted about so many things. They both gave me some good advice about South East Asia ...

Knuckles - The Stuff of Legends

A travel blog entry by ceylontripper on Jan 14, 2012

... possible and be properly equipped. I cannot stress this enough. The mist will reduce your visibility at times to like 5 meters. You can of course do this hike when there is absolutely no rain at all. Then the degree of difficulty is lesser - if you're into that kind of thing.

The summit

It was beautiful. Its a bit of a surreal experience at any given time to be on top of a mountain knowing that not many people have been lucky enough ...

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