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Oct 23, 2013 - in the cool

On the way out from Kandy we stopped at a furniture manufacturing facility that also had a retail store and silk store attached. The crew was hard at work making intricately carved pieces such as doors and coffee tables, all by hand of course. They showed us all the kinds of wood grown in Sri Lanka, many we had not heard of. One particularly fascinating one was used to make natural dyes. When its shavings were added to water it turned orange, which was the natural color of the wood. But when they added iron shavings it turned red, lime...

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Jan 3, 2010 - Bandarawela

@@@@@@@ KAPOORS ON THE ROAD There wasn’t much call for us to leave Ella during our week there, we were happy to walk into the village on two separate occasions, the rest of the time we lay around our room or terrace reading books and relaxing. However, all good things come to an end and as it was time to move on, we were faced with the fact that we had to pay our hotel bill and there was no ATM in Ella. The nearest one was in Bandarawela, any easy tuk-tuk ride away. Adia noticed in the Lonely Planet that Bandarawela has a Sunday market so...

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