Sorowwa Resort & Spa
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(Sinhalese - පොළොන# 30;නරුව)
(Tamil - பொலநற 09;வை)
(Chola- புளத் 80;ி நகரம்)
Polonnaruwa was founded in the 11th Century AD and was governed …
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 …
... 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 ...
... corrugated iron shacks. From previous travel through Thailand and Malaysia we were expecting a similar level of development but I would consider it much less developed than those two in terms of buildings and facilities. Although the fruit and vegetables being sold everywhere from the local farmers by the roadside is truly outstanding and the colours and quality of the food compared with the supermarkets in the UK is unbelievable. To be fair we are a little detached from ...
... we checked the details again we saw the price included breakfast and dinner, all for £21 per night total. As you might imagine we did not have high expectations of the food and were ready to go out to a restaurant if necessary. In fact, it was superb and we had 2 of the most delicious meals ever. The Sri Lankan curry consisted of rectangular popodums, dishes of vegetables including tomato and aubergine, leek and garlic, potato, spinach, then lentil dhal and the curry itself, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility