Day 7 – Finding quiet in Kandy, visiting the creepiest hotel and getting an Ayurvedic treatment

Day 7 – Finding quiet in Kandy, visiting the creepiest hotel and getting an Ayurvedic treatment

Well what do you know, it’s my THIRD night in Kandy! What a day I’ve had and it’s been the most enjoyable one of the three full days I’ve spent here. I got to try more Sri Lankan cuisine, had more conversations with locals and discovered some interesting places. Udawattakele Royal Forest Park I’m SO … Read More

Day 5 – One night only in Kandy please

Day 5 – One night only in Kandy please

Really not the type of place I want to stay in at all. It’s a big, bustling, polluted, and congested city full of traffic and people. Besides the botanic gardens and the temple of the tooth (neither of which appealed to me to visit), there’s not much else in Kandy. I’m quite disappointed considering my … Read More

Day 4 – Waking up to hoppers | My day trip to the ancient ruins of Polonnaruwa

Day 4 – Waking up to hoppers | My day trip to the ancient ruins of Polonnaruwa

  Boy it was beautiful to wake up to sound of wings flapping, crickets chirping, birds singing, and breathing in the fresh morning dew. I stretched out like a starfish in my oh-so-comfy double bed and lifted the mosquito net to turn on the fan. My pillows felt like clouds but my favourite part of … Read More