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TravelPod Member ReviewsSwiss Residence Kandy
An old style hotel with good sized, comfortable, air conditioned rooms. The food is good and the staff are very helpful and do their best to please. Wi Fi is available at extra charge. It works but the speed is fairly slow.
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... through the temple which was very similar to a number of other Buddhist temples I had visited, and was able to see the box where supposedly this tooth lie. We were there in perfect timing to see all of the pilgrims with their offerings, making it very crammed and people were pushing us every which way, with little respect for personal space. As I wasn't feeling well, I was clearly not in a mood to be pushed and shoved and was glad to have gotten out of there before I became ...
... It feels harmless but takes some getting used too!
We literally didnt see another tourist though until we went to see a performance of traditional Kandayan dance in the evening. I felt much more secure hearing other people speaking English which I know sounds ridiculous, but there are very, very few tourists here! The dancing was really interesting, all in beautiful traditional costumes and lots of drumming. They finished the show with fire breathing and ...
... you carry dry clothes in a water proof bag.With the rain came another complication. Leeches. It was like being in 3D version of the movie '300'. The Battle of Thermopylae and all that. You can't afford to stop for too long in any given place when its raining this hard. If you have a phobia on leeches, DO NOT do this hike during the rainy season. We initially just flicked off the little creatures with our fingers, but they were persistent. Ultimately ...