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... that arrogant and makes a deal with the manager. For 40€ we get the best table on the first floor including all you can eat and drink for 2 people. We are there stationed from 16h with the 4 of us and the ceremony starts only at 20h... So actually we are nearly as crazy as the locals. Sri Lankees trekt een beetje op het gebrabbel dat je hoort tijdens veilingen wanneer mensen veel te snel spreken! Het wachten duurt tot 21h maar dan barst het spektakel los. ...
... The current temple dates from the 17th century, and the tooth continues to be held as highly sacred to Sri Lankan Buddhists, who believe they must make at least one pilgrimage to the tooth in their lifetime.
Of course, the temple is mobbed with tourists and devotees during puja. One can visit the temple at other times, but we wanted the cultural experience of witnessing the puja ritual. The crowds and lines were a little frustrating, but we ...
... in Kandy, that I proudly found hours earlier. We arrived at The Knady Reach Inn and were greeted by a lovely older Sri Lankan women, whom was the caretaker of the 3 bedroom guesthouse. The place was clean and new and close to the station for tomorrow's departure to negombo. With the day fading away quickly we arranged for a driver to take us out to the Elephant Orphanage. The drive took quite a while and being in air con made the drive so much ...
... in the city that night. It was still an hour or so until the start, so he whisked us up to a viewpoint 5 minutes drive away. The view was great and there were a couple of newly- weds posing for their wedding photos up there.
We also managed to fit in yet another visit to a Buddhist temple, except this one was on the other side of the city, tucked away in the hills. The temple itself was tiny, but the sense of peace that pervaded the air was fantastic. The world ...
... Raja - who stands there preserved behind glass for all to see. As in Colombo, we still seemed to be a spectacle and Han was - at this point - collared by some school children who asked for photos with us and a written message on what we thought of Sri Lanka/the temple. After our temple visit we went off in search of the British Garrison Cemetary (this took us a while). It is here that Hannah was mugged. We were happily minding our own business, when ...