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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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... month on full moon it is a holiday for Buddhists and everybody is going to the temple. Today it is full moon and also the last day of Perahera so it will be incredibly busy in Kandy. Eerst gaan we naar een olifantenweeshuis. Sunil, de vader en Sakula, de zoon zijn onze gidsen vandaag. Van 9 tot 10 worden de olifanten gevoederd en van 10 tot 11 worden ze gewassen. Er zitten meer dan 50 olifanten in dit verblijf en in heel Sri Lanka zijn er meer dan 5000. Als ik ...
... stretches were quite a people jam on the way down, but once I escaped the crowds I made good time on the easy footing (compared to a dirt trail) steps and got back to the guesthouse in little more than an hour. A breakfast with lots of fresh watermelon and pineapple rounded out my happy mood and sense of accomplishment of hiking Adam’s Peak. I was really glad my earlier lack of enthusiasm for the climb didn’t keep me from doing the pilgrimage. I feel so fit too – ...
... to Glenloch near to home. In Sri Lanka, they specialise in standard black tea and a number of variants on Orange Pekoe. The strength of the tea is determined by the size of the leaves when cut (the larger the leaf, the weaker the tea), and green tea is in fact made of the same leaf as black tea, it's just plucked earlier and dried for less time. The whole process of making tea, from plucking to being ready to drink, takes 24 hours, and I was treated to a cup of local tea and ...