The Park Street Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
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... of hours. Well, at least we could enjoy the scenery and had a proper breeze to cool us off. We visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic, one of Buddha's teeth to be precise, confiscated just before Buddha's was burned, and then the tooth was transported to Sri Lanka. In the evening we witness the offerings and the procession past the tooth, which is kept in a golden stupa and heavily guarded (and is possibly a replica to safeguard the real one).
... told us his meter had broken down and guided us to another Tuk Tuk. That Tuk Tuk had a meter but the meter wasn't moving. We were pretty confused. Thankfully Shini was waiting for us at the doorstep and she spoke with the driver to make sure he didn't overcharge us.
The fare is really quite cheap. It cost 210 LKR there, and 280 LKR back. ...
... to Caledonia."
Well about 10 hours later, my small rucksack was stolen with everything that was personal to me: Money, phone, diary from Nepal, camera, memory stick + 2 cards, iPod, whalebone necklace from NZ (which ironically is good luck for travellers), diving log book, 2 x books (The beach (I was enjoying that!) and the a biography signed by one of the top tea growers in the world (anybody who knows me knows how much I like tea!)), my new shorts from Chiang Mai, my ...
Karl and I both awoke on our first day at sea after our trek with sore muscles in our legs -- especially our thighs. We still did our normal sea day activities, but were careful not to strain our already sore legs in the gym. We also decided to skip the show and go to the pool and hot tub in the evening. The next day was pretty much the same, except that I went to a cooking class with celebrity guest chef, Jehangir Mehta. Jehangir has been on the Iron Chef TV show ...
With no itinerary to follow, we whimsically book tickets for the train to Ella. We were concerned the experience might be similar to the rattler from Colombo, but are pleasantly surprised when air-conditioned modern rolling stock heaves into view, with allocated seating. The train journey from Kandy is said to be the most scenic in Sri Lanka and came very highly recommended by our friend at Food Corner. However, as we move into the high country the clouds are so low ...