Tamarind Tree Hotel
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- Free parking
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... in 1875 by Cumaraswamy resulted in further renovations within the compound. Today Munneswaram is a huge pilgrimage site not just for Hindus – The local Sinhalese who throng the Shiva and Kali temple amount to 78% of Pilgrims to visit Munneswaram annually.
Festivals of Munneswaram Temple
The temple celebrates many festivals; the main two are Navarathri and Sivarathri Festivals. Dedicated to the presiding Goddess the ...
... is a special place. A "footprint" at the top is worshiped by Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and Christians. But getting there is the real treat. 5,500 stone steps marked by dim fluorescent lamps form the path to the top. The lamps provide only a partial picture of the full path to the summit, for Sri Pada is best climbed at night. Starting at 2:30am, we began our ascent, stopping with increasing frequency ...
On my last day in India, I hid in my hotel room. This isn't entirely true. I tried to venture out and explore the area, but as I made my way to find a place to exchange some money and find some mosquito spray, I encountered three pre-teen boys and my interaction with them solidified my choice to be "done" with India.
I was walking down the street, minding my own business, when these three pre-teen boys approached me on two bikes (two of them shared a bike). They said ...
On the way back to Colombo we stopped at the Brief Garden by Bevis Garden and it is a wonderful garden and house. Galle Face Hotel - undergoing major refurbishments but that does not really impact our stay except that the main grand foyer is not in use and we feel a bit cramped in the breakfast room and reception. The view from my ocean view room is excellent and the waves crashing is easily heard. We eat at the restaurant Geoff's ...
... and the range of colours and mining techniques was interesting but the conversation quickly got down to how many carats and how much each stone was. There were several of them working on us, trying to find a price point. Eventually we thanked them politely and made it out the front. The spokesperson offered to drop us back at the hotel and would not let us get a tuktuk to a Selyn shop we wanted to visit. After some debate we found the correct address and got back ...