Tourmaline Hotel

over looking the breathtaking Hantana, Kandy, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kandy

Tired legs in a city.

A travel blog entry by beckeyjw

... was seeing a very ill looking cow on the side of the road, which strangely affected me more than seeing some of the ill dogs, must be the dairy farmer's granddaughter side coming out in me, as I just find it hard to see an animal clearly in pain, and they are meant to really respect cows, so to me you would put it down. Another slightly terrifying experience was going to the toilet at the 'rest stop' and their being a cockroach in there, but I got over this, as I was ...

Finding my mojo on the way to Negombo

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... their Buddhist faith. And I believed him. The Buddhist Burmese and Thais are quite similar in their attitude.

Last night we went to a traditional Sri Lankan dance ceremony. Walking along the shore of Lake Kandy on route to the ceremony, two young lads stopped us for a chat. After a good few laughs they asked if they could each have their photos taken with us, using their smart-phones.


Days Inn and Elephant foundation

A travel blog entry by eileen.bracey


... process before purchasing a colourful design of an elephant, of course! Feeling a bit peckish we crossed the road to buy some red bananas which were delicious and hit the spot. Next stop was the spice and herbal garden where we learned about the different specimens of the Ayurvedic medicine and were treated to an impromptu shoulder massage using the red oil, convincing us to buy a small pot. Last stop before home was a woodwork shop with some wonderful furniture ...

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by jakebutler


... but they are all much of the same so didn't leave much of a mark on us really. After this we went to a viewpoint where you could see the whole city then on to a market and had a look around, Sonny got some linen shorts tailor made which are really nice. We then went back to the hotel for a few hours and our driver picked us up at 4.30 to see a local traditional show called the Kandy Dancers which had dancers, music and fire tricks which was really good. We ...


A travel blog entry by skeetstravel


... hotels looking a bit low on occupancy. Back to town and a quiet coffee and tea in the Bakehouse. It's impossible to get a jug of cold milk for the tea, but the sit down is welcome. Booked two tickets for the Kandayen dancing from a tout in the morning who insisted that tonight was a special night with baby elephants. The price was advertised everywhere, so we got that right. Turn up to the dancing, no special night, but two groups in adjacent premises, each proclaiming to ...

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This hotel, located on over looking the breathtaking Hantana, Kandy, is near Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, and Galle Fort.
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