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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... place is now much bigger than it was and not a particularly attractive town where as I remember it quite fondly. There were no obvious places to stop and watch the world go by over a beer or cup of tea unlike Galle which I think we are both missing. We have been thrown to discover the A/C direct buses mentioned by Lonely Planet no longer exist so spent considerable time reviewing our options on how to get to Negombo on Saturday. Walked back around the lake slightly ...
We got the bus from Mount Lavina to Colombo train station (30 rupees) Then a train from Colombo to Kandy (180 rupees) The train was definitely an experience we bought 2nd class but ended up in 3rd! everyone shoving and pushing to get on and get a seat! me and my boyfriend ended up in different carriages swished with what seemed hundreds of Sri Lankans! It was hot, sticky and unpleasant! I would try and book trains in advanced for first ...
... few kilometres to the National Park. The next stop for us, was at the ticket office. The mist was so bad there, that it almost didn't seem worth going into the park, but our driver assured us it would be better by the time we got into the park. Once again, the pricing structure for the tickets was mental. There were so many different extras, taxes and supplements that it was tricky to follow. The pricing structure also meant that it was significantly cheaper if we got ...
... it was dark we didn't realise what was around us.
This morning we have woken up to brilliant sunshine, bright blue skies, and a beautiful view of the hills and trees all around us. It's so noisy... constant bird song and crickets, but I love it. Breakfast was traditional flatbread and tomato relish, with fresh papaya and pineapple.
Today we are off to the Temple of the Tooth, Botanical Gardens, some traditional Kandyan dancing, and the lake in Kandy... All very exciting ...
... about it. The lack of mist meant that our visibility was increased many fold and that allowed us to take in the breathtaking landscape that we have now become addicted to. We pitched up our tent and settled into rest and relax. Our bodies needed it after the eventful afternoon.
As night fell we were rested and back to our usual spirits. But as usual, the nights at this elevation turn very chilly very fast. We zipped ourselves inside our tent and had some ...