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The Pinnawalla elephant orphanage is here. We are staying for 2 nights at a hotel on the river edge, just where the elephants from the "orphanage" are brought down for a bath twice a day. Hundreds of tourists foreign and local come to the viewing areas around our hotel to watch the elephants. There are only 3 rooms at the hotel we are staying at, even though the complex is huge. It is mainly reception areas for weddings and parties. There was a wedding reception under way when ...
... a lot of monkeys on this trip, but the novelty was definitely not wearing off for Kim, who still reacted as if she was experiencing it for the first time. The bar we walked to, was pretty cool and offered stunning views across the lake and Kandy city centre, all of which was now bathed in the orange tinged evening sunlight. It was also happy hour, which was a bonus! We had a couple of drinks there and reflected on our trip, as we enjoyed the views. It ...
... visit a tea plantation tomorrow because now it is raining cats and dogs. We can't complain as it is the first time we get any rain since we left Montreal on January 3rd. The last pictures are in Nuwara Eliya at our cottage, a little outdated but cozy. We have a butler that brings us 4:00 o'clock tea and snacks with more tea at 6:30 PM. He will also come and serve us supper at 7:30. I will put more pictures of the cottage on the blog tomorrow, when there is more light and less ...
... music to dance, and we all had a great little party! They really love Rosiee, who gives a lot of much needed money and time to making their lives better, and this was evident by how they all flocked to see her when we came in.
At my cooking lesson, I learned how to make Sri Lankan Dhal curry, with tuna, fried rice and veg. I was pretty happy with how I did, which is a good thing because that was my lunch!
When I first arrived, I was disappointed to learn ...
... br> I had wanted to go to the Botanical Gardens. But after careful consideration, I decided against it. Up we went to the big Buddha that watches over Kandy. The view was spectacular, but I still was overwhelmed with my lungs feeling compressed.
Asking what else I wanted to do, and giving me several options, I picked to go see the carving center. They showed me all the different wood they use and what comes of the different designs. I was most impressed by rainbow ...