Travel Blogs from Kandy
Today we drove from the tea plantation region in Hatton to Kandy, but before we left I went on a beautiful morning run through the tea plantations.
The drive to Kandy took about 2 hours. Kandy was the last capital of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka. Kandy lies right in the centre of the Island. It is a very green city situated among …
We began today with breakfast on the patio. The morning was quite fine, almost sunny, and our hotel is high in the hills above the city. Sipping tea and gazing out at the hills was beautiful.
The views are lovely and the air is fresher up here, but the building itself seems to have a problem. Our room seems constantly damp - even when the …
Today we visited the Dambulla caves, full of statues and paintings of Buddha, the drove up into the hill country and Kandy.
The drive into Kandy has made it clear that where we've been has been very much the rural area of Sri Lanka. Winding through the mountain roads the towns became more populous. At first I thought this might be a matter …
... and nuts to coloring books and CDs. When these rogue bus riders are allowed on the bus, a lot of locals purchase items from the hawkers, or give the minstrels money. After some time, the bus slows down just enough to let the hawker or minstrel jump off and continue about his day--presumably waiting to hop on the next bus headed back in the other direction. We can't understand a word they say or sing (we are not their target audience), though, so we were ...
... inappropriate things in the middle of the park - there is pattern of behaviour shared amongst animals here it would seem..... In the evening we attended a Kandyan culture show to watch some traditional dancing - where we learnt the Greeks are not the only ones to incorporate kitchenware in a dance and the Sri Lankan national anthem goes for 3.5 minutes!!!!! Day 7: woke at 6.30 and took a peak at balcony to see what monkeys were up to. A waiter was patrolling the ...
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