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Today is a free day in Kandy, no bikes, no sore bums, no eye watering hills. We visit a few tourist attractions including the Sri Dalada Maligawa where the Sacred Tooth Relic is enshrined. Unfortunately a lot of the front part has been rebuilt due to a suicide bomber attack in the late 90's. From here we visit a lookout over Kandy before going to …
Best day yet, by far. I thought the coast and inland areas were nice, they have nothing on the mountain regions. On the bus, and we make our way to our drop off point. We stop at a small Buddhist temple, which was inserting. Our guide explained a small part of Buddhism in the bus, including some of the iconography. Back on the bus. Today we start …
After leaving Pasiduka we headed back inland to the region known as Kandy. On our way I wanted to stop off at one of the ayruvadic herb and spice gardens that I have read about. It was very interesting to be shown many trees in the plantation and be instructed how the plant is used for its medicinal purpose . See notes app. The tour was finished …
... t know how the locals walk in their bare feet on some of this ground.
The following morning we set off at 6 am (a return to our usual schedule) to visit the elephants at Pinnawela Elephant orphanage, a famous home for rescued ele's. We caught the commuter train and it reminded me a little of my daily commutes...no one looking at each other, people not wanting to have anyone sat next to them and of course a 15 minute delay!
We arrived at the orphanage from ...