Villa Sandalwood

09 Pallekalle, Kandy, Sri Lanka | Villa
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Travel Blogs from Kandy

Ayo Bowan!

A travel blog entry by katie-and-phil on Jul 24, 2014

18 photos

... Sri Lankan tourist spice garden. A guide led us around to various plants and trees that grow many of the spices we use every day: cocoa, aloe, tumerick, lemon grass, pepper, cloves, cinnamon, and vanilla. The most interesting for us was cinnamon which comes from the wood of a tree. The guide showed us how cinnamon sticks are made: first the bark of the branch is shaved off, then the freshly exposed tree flesh is polished, and finally a section of the branch is cut out in a ...

The Buddha Has a Sweet Tooth for Kandy

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Feb 10, 2014

1 comment, 41 photos

... According to the history, one of the Buddha's devotees saved a tooth from the Buddha's funeral pyre in the 5th century BC, and it was smuggled into Sri Lanka in the 4th century AD. Whoever held the tooth held the crown in Sri Lanka, so the tooth became an important symbol of sovereignty and the right to kingship. Ruins of tooth temples exist at both Anuradhapura and Polonnoruwa, and the tooth eventually ended up in Kandy with the move of the Sinhalese ...

Tea, cake and Kandy

A travel blog entry by junglebelle on Jan 07, 2014

29 photos

... meant 7 hours, departing at 5am, but no seat reservation, and first class wasn't possible (which makes it harder to keep an eye on all 27 of our bags). On the plus side, the whole journey would be about 2 each. Bargain! The alternative was a car and driver, which we hadn't done yet in Sri Lanka and sounded kind of fancy! We were told it would take 3 hours and cost us a whopping 60. That was way beyond our budget, so of course we took the car. :) We decided ...

Christmas by the sea, check!

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson on Dec 16, 2013

16 photos

... next door) and were supposed to be teaching in the afternoon but was cancelled as it's a full moon holiday today. it's quite sad i only have 4 days left here now... today me and three danes booked 5 nights at a guest house in mirissa! think it will be awsome. will just chill on the beach and join a boat trip to see blue whales, dolphins and other whales if i'm ...

Day 4 of Orientation

A travel blog entry by cornevanhoepen on Dec 05, 2013

... religion here. It was really interesting, but half an hour of mindfulness (sitting with your eyes closed and no thoughts in your head) definitely was challenging. In the volunteer house here there are currently 25 people, and they are from Canada, America, Norway, Finland, Holland, and Germany. Definately an interesting ...

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This villa, located on 09 Pallekalle, Kandy, is near Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Galle Fort, and Inle Lake.
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