Siyanco Holiday Resort
Travel Blogs from Polonnaruwa
Aujourd'hui, c'est la farniente. On a trouvé un très bel hotel pour une nuit avec une super piscine, le Siyanco Holiday Resort. On est seuls dans la piscine toute la journée !!! Ça fait du bien de relaxer un peu après toutes les visites de ruines qu'on a fait... et aussi après notre nuit dernière passée dans un guesthouse vraiment ordinaire avec …
... visit avkunna Buddha statue which is huge and made out of only one natural rock. Pretty impressive. Then we turned round and walked back. Then main plan for today was to ride an elephant so we headed a bit closer to pollonuruwa and managed to book ourselves onto a ride. It was an awesome experience and we met two lovely Belgians, on the way. Thank goodness the sun is finally out Aswell. It's been a good ...
... general population occupied the outer domain. An effective water purification and water recycling system was in place using essentially the same principles as today. Nearby was also a large monastery area. Traffic on the Sri Lankan rural roads is lighter than in India but the cities can be congested when the roads are narrow. Other hazards include cows, goats, roaming dogs and occasional cats, as well as ...
... 8211; playing
tin the playground, colouring in, singing…it’s just like any preschools at
home. Didn’t take long for kiddies to be hanging off them and shouts of “Hannah
Auntie” and “Emma Auntie”.
The afterschoolers are in the middle of exams so yesterday
they were having exam prep classes. We took the opportunity to plan a few
classes and think of ideas for crafts.
... seemingly then calls his mate who five minutes later tempts one out of the river and up a street lamp for some fish whilst we watch from the van. Totally bizarre but also fabulous to see one so close. It's tongue is ginormous and reminds me of my big sister's.
Today's excursion is to Polonnaruwa, a UNESCO world heritage site. It was the capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to 13th century, and is a medieval city defended by enclosing walls.
We pick up a guide ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Un hôtel très propre, très confortable. Une super piscine bien appréciée. Restaurant OK. Déjeuner un peu cher, sous forme de buffet, OK. Lors de notre passage l'internet ne fonctionnait pas, déception. On a demandé un rabais sur la chambre qu'on nous a accordé. Personnel sympatique. Super salle de bain, grande et propre !
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