The Mountain Heavens
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... irritating because there are no signs indicating you which path to choose and every time we asked a local, we were pointed in one direction, then we would ask the next person, only to be told we are walking the wrong way. We arrived at a cave called Rawana which I climbed up to. It was a steep set of stairs but a nice view at the top and a good spot to sit once you reach the top. We kept trying to find the path for the rock but it proved beyond us ...
... a few proud Sri Lankan people that a once a year festival/parade was happening on the last night we were there. The parade consisted of Sri Lankan people of all ages dressed in traditional costumes dancing away to the beats of bongos, brass instruments and more, elephants even made an appearance. It was very exciting and people from everywhere came to watch the festivities. The following day we were off to our next destination. We ...
... station, which was a cool experience, but the windows were low so we didn't have much view and decided to settle back in to the bathroom area.
Also, we had asked at the train station what time we would arrive in Ella and were told 3pm.
It's either a joke they play on tourists, or no one can understand what we're asking, because we didn't get in until after 6pm.
Luckily, the view was breathtaking, and sitting in the breeze hanging out the ...
... we said yes. Around ten minutes later he added an extra 2,000rupee to his original price saying he had been drinking and said the wrong price. Saman didn't allow for this, and soon sorted out this awkward situation. Again, it was kotu for dinner (I was starting to get a little sick of it now) and then we headed back to our average hotel for some sleep before our exciting wildlife day the following day. - ...
... emissions are quite bad. Once off the main road, the situation improves dramatically and the walks are lovely.
We did a bit of shopping in the tourist shop in town which had good prices compared to other places we went, we then had a drink on a high terrace at a bar whose name escapes me. Fresh fruit juices are very cheap in Sri Lanka and dont have ice, which is better than many SE Asia destinations we have been. ...