Travel Blogs from Kandy
... Adventure central! On the way back we booked train tickets in the superior carriage which is in the Lonely Planet guide for Sri Lanka as a must do! Can't wait! I have a bit of a chill from being rain swept earlier but I'll be ok once I've had a hot meal and shower (cheap Primark raincoat what do you expect!). I'm still missing Will and everyone back home today and still jet lagged it hits me right at 11am Sri Lankan time??!! ...
... very far away. The girls seemed to quite enjoy it too, as you can virtually climb all the way to the top of the 30 foot Buddha.
Finally, it was back in the van to be transported to the cultural show, held in what looked like the main town hall. Armed with biscuits and bottles of water, we settled the kids down and hoped they would be occupied by the dancing and music long enough. The show was an hour's entertainment, which showcased the best of traditional Sri ...
... to the guest house. We arrived at the guest house at about 8.00 and have never felt so relieved. After a quick shower we headed out to get some dinner. There was somewhere to eat right next door to where we were staying so we went there. It turned out to be the most delicious and tasty food I have ever eaten! No exaggeration it was amazing. Lots of little dishes of food served up with a big bowl of rice cooked in coconut milk. Aaaah we made it. The longest, most stressful journey off our ...
... Eddie decided to move on after having got talking in French to a French girl and inviting himself onwards with her. Not sure how pleased she was with that, but I was quite happy to be alone again!
I went back to the Temple complex to see Raja that day and afterwards was sitting feeding a monkey biscuits by throwing pieces to him in the tree (caught 9/10) when a local guy about my age approached me and started a conversation about how many friends I had in Sri ...
... to show visitors. Very forthright guide showed us the plants and explained uses before demo of spice powders and massage and other treatments. Interesting - see leaflet .
Left and drove to kandy with roads getting busier on approach. A city built on and around verdant hills. Saw our hotel from afar - a huge colonial place high on a hillside surrounded by beautiful gardens. Amaya hills. Very luxurious. Big suite on ground floor so ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking