Jetwing Vil Uyana
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... shelters of the Buddhist monks. The fame of the 'Lion Mountain' is, however, due to one single factor: during a short period in the 5th century AD, a sovereign established his capital there. King Kassapa I (477-95), son of Dhatusena, only came to power after he had engineered the assassination of his father and had, briefly, dispossessed his brother.
Justly fearing the vengeance of the latter, Kassapa had a fortified palace built on the rock ...
... motor bike helmet before leaving his shelter to raise the gate. At the resort the staff mustered umbrellas and came to the parking area to provide dry passage back. We made our way to the rooms. I had a dip in the plunge pool with light drizzle for company, looking out across grassland area to the forest beyond. The frogs were clearly enjoying themselves and I expected a wild elephant to wander by any moment. We showering and changing for dinner. Our waiter ...
... was pretty flash - 30 odd rooms, beautiful pool, great breakfast and a couple of tour buses of French And Germans as well as 2 Lonely aussies! .
Next day we were off to Kandy via Dambulla caves - another temple perched on the top of another rock that juts up out of nowhere. Some common themes recurring in this country. It was actually impressive with 5 temples/rooms all with multiple Buddhas and with religious murals painted on all walls and ceilings. Visited a ...
... meters from the waiting area. We ran and chase the train, it’s a must other wise the train leaves you. Some people get off from the train but some were trying to jump into the train. There was no queuing line for this, everybody tries to do it at the same time. We couldn’t get a seat on the Train, we didn’t care so much, as long as the train is running well and we no more
delayed. The view was nice, this is the first time experience ...
... up on the way offered to take me across the river on a catamaran. So, unexpectedly, I found myself floating along the jungle river as dusk drew in, marveling at the lights shining out of the trees. We moored up about a mile downstream, and walked up a set of steps to another temple, situated on an island in the middle of the river. This one was was much more modern and decorated with colourful statues and manakins, some depicting quite violent scenes. After lighting a candle, ...