Tamarind Tree Hotel
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... gave him a dollar. The same guy gave exactly the same reading to another man in our group. You would think he could at least vary the fake fortunes he told!
Sri Lanka is known for tea and our next stop was the Geragama Estate tea factory that has been in business since 1903. We were taken on a tour of the factory by one of the employees who explained the process, all of the different types of tea, etc. We got to see some parts of the factory in operation ...
... In the afternoon we took a jeep safari into the Minneriya National Park and almost immediately we came upon some wild elephants calmly munching their way through pampas grass as they wandered along.As we drove deep into the park we kept on stopping to view more elephants.One was by a river we needed to cross and he took fright making a barking noise as he rushed into the undergrowth on the bank side.We also saw ...
... entirely fitting. Yes Sri Lanka has gone through some tough times recently with the tsunami and the it's bloody civil war but I felt nothing but positive vibes from everyone I met about what people expect the future of Sri Lanka to be, even with a significant change in Government while I was there. I think Sri Lanka will go from strength to strength and the budding investment in infrastructure and tourism will blossom over the next few years. Looking to the future, Sri ...
... so eloquently and confidently, recalling the shared experiences that have become our family lore.
Under the cover of darkness we exit Kandy train station and are set upon by crowds of tuk tuk drivers. A large brightly-lit buddha sits in the car park, behind glass. Crowds bearing offerings of food and flowers and incense smoke swirl around it whilst disorientating loud music blares from speakers shaped like megaphones. Soldiers with assault rifles watch on.
... garden nearby and purchased one or two remedies! KING COCONUT JUICE. The health benefits of king coconut juice was early on explained by our driver, which is in fact sterile and was used by the troops in WW2 as IV fluid replacement. We quickly became converts as it was so refreshing on hot days. Garmini managed to find a roadside stall at the right moment, and the top quickly chopped off and a straw inserted. Wonderful memories of King ...