Kandy, Sri Lanka: home swap holiday & magical wedding day!
"After spending her early years in Sri Lanka, our daughter wanted to have her wedding day on this most beautiful of islands.
It was a big ask, can we arrange a home swap staying in Sally and Jerry's amazing home in Kandy, Sri Lanka ...oh, and can we have a wedding there too? Our home swap hosts, Sally and Jerry, were just so fantastic and helped us have the most magical day. Their home is stunning; it's set in the middle of a tea estate with spectacular views, a large garden with swimming pool, stream, lawns and fruit trees - it was the most perfect wedding venue.
Jerry advised us on the process and organised the registrar and witnesses. Their home is staffed by a lovely couple, Martin and Rani. Rani and her team created a fabulous Sri Lankan banquet. Sally did the wedding cake and Tim and Luna, two work away volunteers, were trumps at decorating and helping prep for the big day.
Oh, and in addition to the beautiful wedding, we all had such a wonderful holiday on what we think is the most magical of islands on this planet.
We are really looking forward to hosting Sally, Jerry and their family here in our cottage in Shropshire. I can't thank them enough for their generosity and everything they did to help fulfill our daughter's wedding wish."
- Helena & Mike (Shropshire, England)
Highlights from the swap:
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Shropshire, England (HE34705)
We're a semi retired couple and have been exchanging since 2013 and have had some amazing swaps, we think this works really well. We enjoy outdoors, music, good food and conversation. We love to travel and are keen to see what we can of our planet.
Kandy, Sri Lanka (HE27559)
We're an English couple but Sally was brought up in Sri Lanka in a tea planting family. We brought up a large family and now have several grandchildren - we love kids. We moved from the UK to live at Jungle Tide in 2015. Jungle Tide is especially good for families and for older adventurers.
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