Jetwing Vil Uyana
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... posted at the entrance to stop
tourists from getting to enthusiastic and touching the pictures. Here our guide
stopped once again to explain the history, his attempts to share the tale with
us were appreciated but the man had a tendency to speak for longer than was
Reaching the Lions feet, two impressive sculptures carved out
of the stone into the shape of paws, we were almost there. The metal stairs
gingerly attached to the side of the ...
... 8211; and yes, it rained then again!
Then the good bit – we booked earlier to have a full head/body massage and be steamed, which was wonderful. An hours massage then 20 minutes (and we almost survived the 20 mins) in the steam room – hut filled with aromatic leaves (including curry – I think we must have been good enough to eat after) and easier (I found) than a ...
... arrived at the cave temples. Taking off our shoes (the floor was RED hot), we tip toed across the stones and into the various domed rooms, bursting with sculptures, paintings and stupas. We didn't really understand what made each room different (there were perhaps five caves), but they had a very peaceful atmosphere, and the colourful statues of Buddha and the like, each adorned with gold and of varying sizes, were impressive to see.
Our host, Lalith, ...
This was a nice early start for us as we wanted to be at the rock before 8:30am to beat the crowds and the heat of the day.
Sigiriya is a sacred rock for Sri Lankan people and dates back many hundreds of years. Jagath was there to take us and the sight of the rock in person filled us with a sense of a formidable task ahead of us.
It was HUGE!
We started on up ...
... a guest house in Phuket. El and I decided to leave Unawatuna. I should leave because I need to catch up my flight tomorrow morning and El is going to visit the Galle Fortress and explore Galle more not just staying and chilling on the beach. Hard to say goodbye, but we have to. We did shake hand and hug before our last meeting in Galle (touchy moment), lol. Then we left Unawatuna and Joy stays at Unawatuna.
We hired tuk-tuk from Unawatuna to ...