Tropicana Hotel Kandy

Rosmund Place, Kandy, 10002, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kandy

The hills of Kandy

A travel blog entry by laurebondoux


On 10 April, we headed to the busy city of Kandy (where our driver was from). Whilst in route, the car started making strange noises so our driver stopped at a roadside garage. After a quick check, we were on the road again; the noises were still there but the car kept going so we hoped for the best. After a few hours of driving, we stopped in a small temple for a quick rest and to ...

The Buddha Has a Sweet Tooth for Kandy

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... 10 different dances from around the island, including ones that imitated the movements of a cobra and a peacock and one that supposedly is still used in Sri Lankan psychiatric treatment today. (If my malaria pills are going to trigger a psychotic break in me, I sincerely hope that occurs after we leave Sri Lanka.)

All of the dances were really fun to watch, but there were two clear highlights. One featured two men spinning discs balanced ...

Monkey Business in Kandy

A travel blog entry by mknox


... it ***********centrate with numerous monkey tails hanging down over balcony above whilst several of them were doing inappropriate things. Some came right up to windows to have a good sticky beak in (see photo). First stop in Kandy today was the current temple of the tooth which has all of Sri Lanka's Buddhist relics including Buddhas tooth. This is visited by many Sri Lankan Buddhists at least once a year. We attended during puja (morning offering and prayers) so ...

Back to kandy!

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson


today i went back to kandy. good bye calm, sea and sun. hello crazy town! was quite a journey from arugam bay. first 2 hours in a tuktuk (still can't believe how it could fit two men, me and 3 backpacker bags), then 5 hours more in what i thought would be a nice ride in an a/c bus. it was a minibus with the smallest seats ive ever seen. two men litterary had to sit on each other. two seats was more like ...

A lot of elephant

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley


... and further dried. They are sorted several times into varying grades of size. The shoots and extracted (and used as compost) and the final tea is made! We even got to try some tea. It was nice. Tasted like normal tea. For lunch we had some short eats again. More dahl fritters, roti wrapped spicy vegetables and some sweet dark jelly. Nice again! As usual. Food is always good here! Our final stop of the day was the botanic gardens in Peradeniya. These gardens ...


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