The Kandy House

Amunugama, Gunnepana, Kandy District, Central Province, Sri Lanka | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gunnepana

Trains and Tea Trails.

A travel blog entry by cathykate8 on Aug 04, 2014

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... nearby (always male) who direct them on the terraces with lots of shouting, weigh their baskets and record details before trucks or tractors arrive to load up the bags of tea leaves for transport to the factory (each plantation has its own). The men prune the bushes and weed and prepare the hillsides for more planting. Children help to collect firewood which seems to be a daily activity. Many households milk their own cow which is kept in ...

'Jungle weekend'

A travel blog entry by beckeyjw on Apr 11, 2014

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... which although we didn't drink much were great fun and we all laughed a lot! We drank the. Sri Lankans own drink which is Arac, which is OK if mixed, and also some of their rum, one of which was a lot nicer than the other. The annoying part of the night was going to bed and people outside our room continuing drinking and being rather loud till around 2ish, which is rather unfair on everyone else, luckily this was a minority of the whole group of SLV ...

Day 168 - Bus to Kandy

A travel blog entry by costin on Mar 17, 2014

... to be doing kotthu and fried rice, as well as the standard rice and curry offering, so we asked for one of each with the intention of sharing. When the food came, it looked fantastic a huge pile of fried rice and kotthu for Kim and I respectively served with chillies and boiled veg on the side. They then brought out potato curry and a coconut Sambol to share between us. Some of it was seriously hot, but absolutely delicious. We both got quite attached ...

On the Road to Kandy

A travel blog entry by couillard on Feb 27, 2014

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... We waited 30 minutes in the back seat of the car while our driver was in a serious discussion with now two cops. He returned several times to get an envelop, maybe his driving license, and I saw a few bills in his hand as well. Here we go, and it took 4 hours to cover 116km to reach Kandy, nothing sweet there! We are staying at the Hotel Travellers Nest for two nights. We won't visit much today as we are a little ...

A S****y Couple of Days

A travel blog entry by holly.smith on Jan 09, 2014

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... elephant orphanage was not such an uplifting experience, as I was not convinced that the standards of care were up the scratch. Some of the elephants looked to be a bit malnourished, and many were contained in solitary cages. We did get to feed milk to some babies, which was amazing, and there was one elephants who stood on a land mine in the war who seemed to be receding excellent care. So, overall, the day was a good one but the orphanage itself was a definite mixed bag. ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Amunugama, Gunnepana, is near Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Galle Fort, and Inle Lake.
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