The Royal Lotus

Address: Giritale, Polonnaruwa District, North Central Province, Sri Lanka | 1 star hotel
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This 1 star hotel, located in Giritale, is near Inle Lake, Mergui Archipelago, and Golden Triangle.
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      Travel Blogs from Giritale

      Adams Peak - Where Adam Landed on Earth

      A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Mar 24, 2014

      33 photos

      ... in the chilly darkness. I was the second one from my group to the top and felt quite pleased with myself for my relative fitness!

      At the top was one of those experiences of too many people crowded into too small a space, packed like sardines all staring towards the east. First light on the horizon; hope I don’t get pushed over; orange and red mixing with the shades of blue; hope I don’t get crushed; sun’s about to come up; not sure I can get my hands ...

      Giritale, Polonnanuwa

      A travel blog entry by mknox on Jan 01, 2014

      41 photos

      Day 5: Like any New Years day you appreciate a wee sleep in. Fortunately our next stop was only 1 hour up the road so we headed off at a respectable 9.30. Our NY day activity was cycling through the small villages around Giritale Tank (reservoir built in 7th century). Cycling around the waterways and villages of Giritale. This was a lovely way to spend the morning and early afternoon, just watching people as they went about daily life, bathing in river and greeting kids who ...

      Temples, Tuk Tuks and Thunderstorms

      A travel blog entry by amy2009 on Oct 30, 2013

      ... to take our shoes off and i quite enjoyed walking around in all the puddles!

      The next day we planned to see the huge white Buddah on top of the Kandy hills. Raju took us up in his tuk tukand ran out of petrol halfway up the hill! So we free rolled all the way down, weaving in and out of traffic, all the way to the petrol station!! Probably one of the highlights so far, it was so funny! Love laid back attitude here about these things! The Buddah was quite ...


      A travel blog entry by lottiep23 on Sep 12, 2013

      ... have time to blog tomorrow or contact anyone as ill be travelling south from tomorrow after my shift on the childrens ward so ill be back Monday to tell you all about my weekend! Hope you all have a good time to wherever you are! <3 ...p.s its just started thunder and lightning and the monsoons gotten heavier,the thunder sounds like we're being bombed never heard anything like it!!!!! NEVER complaining about the weather in England ...

      Baby Elephants, water & mud!

      A travel blog entry by rupertcdean on Jul 24, 2013

      4 comments, 4 photos

      After I had said goodbye to the Van der Poorten’s at their beautiful Plantation Home, it was a full hour before Nuwshad reached the northern town of Dambulla in the dry area of Sri Lanka. Dambulla is famous for its Royal Rock Temple caves carved into the side of a huge rock some 200m high.

      The climb was relatively straight forward, but the full heat of the dry area was fierce. Pilgrims of all ages were managing easily enough around me, ...