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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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When Paul suggested going to Kandy by tuk tuk I thought he was joking. However, yesterday proved it could be done. Left hotel at 7.30 am and travelled some 250 km experiencing the hairy manner in which the locals drive. Roshan our guide took us to see the elephants, spice garden and the Buddhist temple where the famous tooth is kept...we'll I say famous as I had never heard of it. We finally got back around 7 too shattered to go out to eat but glad we had taken the tuk tuk ...
... about 3 hours inland from Colombo. We got there by train which was a nice trip as the scenery was very pretty with all the tea plantations and smaller town and settlements. We stayed at place called Mango Gardens where they had a restaurant/bar. We sampled a few Sri Lankan Lion Lagers while listening to some music played by a young couple from Ukraine, they played the guitar and violin and sang some Ukrainian folk songs, we couldn't understand them but it ...
... is about 95f +, we are MELTING!!! We have lunch right in front of the river where the elephants are so a great view, but it's a balcony open to the heat so no respite here. Drinking plenty and have umbrella for shade (left the parasol as it's prone to showery weather) but could so do with a downpour of rain to cool things down but it ain't gonna happen. One if our group fainted with the heat!!! On the way back we see the fruit ...
... we received such a positive vibe from the locals. Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful! It was a great trishaw ride to our guesthouse, and arriving there we were greeted with another happy face. Our room was clean and comfortable, shame we didn't have more time there (it was now near midnight). Time for bed! We were both very excited to begin exploring Sri Lanka. - ...
... or at least I hope it wasn't!). That seemed to be about all Negombo had to offer, so we got a Tuk Tuk back to the hostel. It was good to be back in a Tuk Tuk - it has to be one of my favourite ways to travel. Once back at the hostel, we got chatting to a lady in her 60's who had been to about 150 different countries! After chatting to her for a bit and arranging somewhere to stay in Colombo, we went back down to the beach for a swim. As we dried off on the beach, ...