Sigiriya Village Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSigiriya Village Hotel
Lovely place, interesting clientele many of which seem culturally unaware or indifferent.
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Travel Blogs from Sigiriya
... it was all systems go for the team, they introduced themselves to me and showed me to my room as a few of them rushed off to complete some work.
ravi, who is the founder and president of the organisation stayed at the field house with me getting himself organised to join them so once he was ready he said i was welcomed to go with him and explained that day was a little unusual in that they had a lady who was originally from Sri Lanka but was now ...
... there were 3 guys coming to us on that Train. One came and left, another one will do the same. One of them said that he lives in German but now he is on Holiday, he even didn’t sound like he speaks German. He asked us to go somewhere else instead of going to Galle. This scam is very common on the train from Colombo to Galle, so you must be very careful. Just act like you know how to get to Galle and where are you going in Galle.
... so we went to the restaurant around the corner, and then to the nearby beach resort of Unawatuna to find some bars. Unfortunately, I must have got food poisoning from dinner, as I quickly became very ill, so we had to cut our evening short, and poor Maike had to spend all night listening to me be sick in the toilet...
Still feeling ropey, it took me until about 12 to surface the following day. We decided to set off for Tissamaharama, in the eastern province of Sri Lanka, ...
... Once at the handrails marking about 1,000 steps left there is a lot of queuing, which does make it rather tedious, and it wasn't even peak season. Adams Peak is mainly a pilgrimage for Buddhists due to the sacred footprint on top, but also for Hindus and a few Christians too. There are various reasons why people want to do this climb, there are of course other people like me who just want to climb the peak and see the scenery. What I found both amazing and at times hard ...
... final two steps are the remains of a staircase to the first floor of his palace, so we marked the end of the climb with celebratory photos of us jumping off the steps. In total, we were in the palace for about two hours, and had a great time. But, we were very relieved to get back inside the air conditioned bus!
On the journey home, we stopped at the Golden Temple in Dambulla. The golden Buddha is the largest Buddha statue ...