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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews The Mansion Kandy
Travel Blogs from Kandy
... 8217;re at it. Oh dear. Standing up for 3 hours with the
sun beating down on the metal roof and raising the ambient temp to something
close to the surface of the sun. Some would say that would be a bad time for
the train engine to give up the ghost whilst trying to pull tons and tons of
super-heated metal and sweaty passengers up the hills to lofty ancient city of
Kandy. However, through this adversity we made friends with some ever-smiling
... of climbing plants, palms, bamboos, screw-pines, epiphytes (orchids, ferns etc.), and lofty trees, the latter often having buttresses roots.
During the Second World War, the Botanical Garden was used by Lord Louis Mountbatten, the supreme commander of the allied forces in the South Asia, as the headquarters of the South East Asia ...
... sure we could contact him for future services. The air is noticeably cooler up here so once the sun was down the temperature dropped to quite a pleasant level. Our reception was more perfunctory than effusive but the room is clean and the A/C works. The establishment is co-owned by a Dutch/German woman (Su) who has run the place for the last 27 years or so. She was much more engaging than her Srilankan partner though he warmed up later. Rather to my surprise Sue started ...
... Woakes in the wickets with 6 for 41, that is the 3rd best bowling figures by an Englishman in ODI games, he also has the second best figures, although he took six wickets Joe root got man of the match after hitting 106 runs, bit miffed as a bears fan!!
We went straight back into Kandy after the game and had a few beers in the Pub, then popped up to another place called the Bamboo ...
We spent the next few hours swimming in a pool that we had all to ourselves, and then packed up and started our adventure together. Realising how little time we had left to catch our pre booked train to Kandy, we had a series of very hectic connecting modes of transport, first a tuk tuk to the bus station, to a bus which we jumped on as it was pulling away (notice a pattern yet?), to a brisk walk following some locals towards the train station, when, realising we were ...