Sorowwa Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Habarana
... a guide would quickly try to escort us. Those were a little harder to avoid. As if the guide scam wasn’t enough, those guide were often sitting with touts stocked full of jewelry and wooded boxes. I wonder if they know just how annoying it is to enjoy a beautiful area and have them swarming around us!!!!!!!
Before the Lion Gate, there was a set of spiral staircases that took you to some frescos that were painted on the western wall. It is ...
... rocks have been smoothed with plaster and painted. Some of the caves were just rock overhangs that were bricked in at the entrance. The paintings and statures were very nice!!
When we arrived at the top, we decided on getting a tour guide. He was not too expensive and it would help us understand the temples. He did a nice job of explaining what was in each one. I have noticed that all of our male guides seem to cater to Kim and almost ignore me!! I should be a ...
... the immigration, but there was a guy who's wearing white shirt with tie and black long pants stopped me. He asked me few questions such as: where are you come from? Can I see ur passport? Where are you going? How long did you stay in Sri Lanka? Where have you been in Sri Lanka? Hufftt... I havent reached the immigration yet mannn. I answered his questions very clear and even gave him info that he didnt ask. He gave my passport back, I left him. I went to ...
... a physical feat and I can now say that I've done it.
As we made our way down the mountain we did start to see some of the surrounding scenery, which is really beautiful, complete with rolling hills, waterfalls, rock escarpments and luscious greenery. It made the whole trip up worthwhile. As we got back down to the bottom, we decided to split up. Most people got in a minibus to go back to Colombo, whilst three of us (somewhat ambitiously it must be said) decided ...
... but I really enjoyed this scene and watched from my patch of ground for a fair while. I made my way back down (my legs were hello by the end) and crashed. It was a mentally and physically exhausting experience. Dan and I had an R and R day (we even managed to find 2 beers that had been snuggled in to the village by the bus driver) spent listening to other pilgrimages, the birds and dogs as we relaxed in the shadow of the mountain. Life really doesn't get much better.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility