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We move out of the Palm Garden Village but are 15 minutes late which means Bernard has absconded to buy ciggies. We then set off down the worst roads known to man (well, known to Michael anyway. I've met a few worse in my time – H). The rain has destroyed them anywhere there is a river crossing, with the result that there …
... us to board. The flight departs on scheduled, 11.55am LT. Flight from Colombo to Kuala Lumpur takes about 3,5hrs. My flight was landed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 at 18.05hrs. There is 2.5hrs different between Malaysia and Sri Lanka, Malaysia time is 2.5hrs ahead Sri Lanka. The immigration at KLIA2 was easy and quick, I had no problem at all. KLIA2 terminal is so huge, took 15 minutes for me to walk until I reached Immigration counter. ...
... women known as 'damsels'. In such a religiously conservative country it is quite unusual to see art like this, but the kingdom of Sigiriya was, and remains, one of the only truly secular places in Sri Lanka. I climbed on, and reached a platform just before the top where, carved out of the rock, are two giant lion's paws. representing Kassapa the lion king, who built the palace at the summit and after whom the rock was named.
The final climb is ...
... the capital city of Sri Lanka in the 12th century. Buying our tickets at the museum we had a brief look at the artefacts on display and got a sense of how majestic the city once was. Entering the site we made our way to the citadel, parked our bikes and wandered around the impressive ruins. Taking lots of photos including many of the amusing monkeys, grooming each other in the sunshine. We spent the morning cycling around the site, managing to keep ahead of the bus loads of ...
... we decided to hire a guide who would be able to tell us a little bit more about the history of the Cave Temple, its particular caves and paintings. Last but not least we had several questions related to Buddhism as a religion as well as to some Buddhist symbols and rituals.
The Cave Temple was a refuge chosen by King Vatta Gamini Abhaya when he was driven away from Anuradhapura by the Tamil (people from southern India) in the 1st century B.C. It used to be just ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility