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- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Kandy
... a guest house, he dropped us near the train station so we could buy our onward ticket for tomorrow. Unlike the train stations of Vietnam and India, buying a train ticket was easy. Tomorrows journey 2.5hrs by train cost $4 each. I gasped with horror when the ticket officer suggested we pay $8 for a third class seat! All the research we did suggested a seat in second class would cost just $1.10. How can this be? Well, those prices are for standing room ...
... to ache unbearably and by the time I went to bed to "prepare" myself for the climb, I could hardly bend or straighten it. I Kaye's in bed worried that I may have just ended my trip with that fall. A backpacker unable to walk wasn't exactly going to go over so well. Thankfully, the following morning, I woke to a sore, but working knee. I was super disappointed that I couldn't do the climb but I want abut to risk the climb then find myself unable to get back down. Most ...
... as Nitile described them). We stopped at a couple of places hoping for coffee, without success. In the end we arrived at Nuwara Eliya and had coffees at one of the few cafe's that were open. We were informed that the Tamils (Indians) were celebrating Dhawali and most of the shops were closed. As we climbed up into the hillsides we heard and saw fireworks and rockets being fired. Our suggestion that we buy some and join the celebrations was considered not acceptable. We ...
... it has a lot more meaning to them than to us. It matters to me that they can enjoy the festivities without too many tourists flashing their cameras in their faces. It is true that it normally makes amazing pictures though.
Kandy sits at 500 meter above sea level so it pleasant to walk around and luckily for us there is a lake right in the middle of the town to do so. The lake, which is artificial, is home to a few monitor lizards, ducks and birds. We also ...
... This one was out of the town in a nice hillside area. It had a beautiful view. The owners were very helpful with suggestions and made us feel at home.
We walked out to the main road and picked up a tuk-tuk. He dropped us off at Bogambara Lake. Kim knew the palace and temple were around the lake. Without a map or directions, we set off walking, hoping we would make it to the temple before the evening ceremony. We must have walked several kilometers before got ...