Travel Blogs from Habarana, Sri Lanka

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Save a prayer for me now, Sigariya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Save a prayer for me now

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... check out the link.....  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCD4rtcOgHE The Duran Duran video is more like a tourist video from Sri Lanka, including the South Beeches, Polonurawwa and Sigiriya (the main reason for coming to sri lanka). So I ...

big grey beautiful dinosaurs, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

big grey beautiful dinosaurs

A travel blog entry by dancingshanti

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... night to keep them away. fire and smoke strikes fear in the hearts of elephants. (fun elephant facts: -the elephants in sri lanka are of their own breed, differing from their relatives, the Indian Elephants. -males and females can get tusks, but ...

Buddhist Places and Elephant Safaris, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Buddhist Places and Elephant Safaris

A travel blog entry by trent

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Leaving Anuradhapura, we cruised to Mihintale, a hilltop sacred area known as the Cradle of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.  After 1,840 steps to the top you are surrounded by shrines, altars, dagabas, ponds, caves, stupas, statues, and a view from 3000 ...

Finally found what we're looking for!, Polonaruwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Finally found what we're looking for!

A travel blog entry by duncanemma

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... Kandy was not a tempting one, so the itinerary had a total overhaul and we find ourselves heading North to Polonaruwa, an ancient capital of Sri Lanka that we had decided not to bother with! And boy are we glad we did. FINALLY we find what we had been ...

A day trip to Sigriya, Sigriya, Sri Lanka travel blog

A day trip to Sigriya

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... and up to the steps that take you to the top. Half way up, I met a couple from London, David and Marian were in Lanka celebrating David's 70th birthday (congratulations again, I hope you have a good time on the big day!). We had a nice chat most of the ...

Sri Lanka - Hanabanara and Minneriya National Park, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Hanabanara and Minneriya National Park

A travel blog entry by drclad

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On arrival into Colombo airport, we were picked up by our driver/guide who will drive us around Sri Lanka throughout our visit here. This is the way to get around here - we wanted to get to as many different places as we could, learn as much as possible ...

Serendipity in Sri Lanka, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Serendipity in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by swanning_around

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... again let us rest in their beautiful barn, which is the closest thing to a home we have had for 3 years now. Arriving in Sri Lanka on the 30th September we spent 2 days in Negombo, a beach resort selected for its proximity to the airport where we rested ...

Riders, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Riders

A travel blog entry by blummo

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היום הכי ארוך בשנה עבר עלינו בנסיעות ...

Minneriya National Park, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Minneriya National Park

A travel blog entry by mattnicola

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Elephant Safari!! Apparently, in August and September, there are up to 300 elephants in the Minneriya National Park. They gather at the Minneriya Tank in what is known as 'The Gathering', the largest meeting of Asian elephants in the ...

Arrived in Sri Lanka., Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Arrived in Sri Lanka.

A travel blog entry by mattnicola

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Halfway between the airport (Colombo) and Habarana in the Cultural Triangle, we stopped for a break in the town of Kurunegala. If you look carefully at the photo, you'll spot a giant white Buddha statue on the hill across the ...

Sigiriya and Habarana, Habarane, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya and Habarana

A travel blog entry by prasadsw

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We went to see Sigiriya and stayed over at Cinnamon Lodge in ...

Chaaya Village Day 1, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Chaaya Village Day 1

A travel blog entry by robgibbs

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Spent most of the day travelling across Sri Lanka to our next hotel, Chaaya Village. A remote holiday village next to an elephant refuge, the hotel is a lot better than the previous, rooms are modern and there's fully functioning wifi. The elephant refuge ...

Water Monitor, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Water Monitor

A travel blog entry by mattnicola

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On the way to Polonnaruwa this morning we stopped at the side of the road to see a water monitor (we have also seen a land monitor in the hotel grounds). For 100 rupees (around 50p), a man enticed the monitor out of the water with a piece of fish and, ...

Widurangala & Minneriya National Park, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Widurangala & Minneriya National Park

A travel blog entry by danielajacinto

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... com uma paisagem de cortar a respiração. Mesmo à nossa frente tínhamos Sigiriya. Uma das montanhas mais famosas do Sri Lanka, mais um "must see" deste país. A diferença entre estas duas montanhas é que a que ...

Polonnaruwa, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Polonnaruwa

A travel blog entry by mattnicola

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To quote directly from the Rough Guide, 'Polonnaruwa is one of the undisputed highlights of the Cultural Triangle'. Back in the twelfth century Polonnaruwa was one of the most important cities of South Asia. Unfortunately, over time, it fell into ruin ...

On Tour, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

On Tour

A travel blog entry by amitaya

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Zuerst eine kurze Fahrt zum Sigiriya - Lion Rock - den wir erklimmen werden ��. Vorher dürfen wir noch durch den Garten spazieren. Dann geht's 1200 Treppen hoch uns später natürlich auch wieder runter ��. Oben ...

Pictures from Chaaya Village Hotel, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pictures from Chaaya Village Hotel

A travel blog entry by mattnicola

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Sigiriya and more..., Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya and more...

A travel blog entry by kobib

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היום התחלנו בטיפוס אל הסיגיריה. הסיגיריה ...

Chaaya Village Day 2, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Chaaya Village Day 2

A travel blog entry by robgibbs

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Another early start! Today was a busy day, firstly we went on a traditional bull cart ride followed by a boat trip across the lake. Spent the morning with the villagers seeing how they prepare Roti and coconut sambol. Returned by Tuk-Tuk, they go ...

Sri Lanka - Dambulla & Sigiriya, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Dambulla & Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... reached the Mirror Wall of which paintings are supposed to be one of the most significant pieces of classical paintings of Sri Lanka. According to the graffiti on the Mirror Wall Sigiriya was crowded by local visitors between the 6th and 12th century ...

Have a Banana !, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Have a Banana !

A travel blog entry by gapyearat41

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... chatted to the new arrivals and Jennifer. Just after 9 pm we dragged ourselves to the room to sleep. The final 2 days in Habarana were spent reading, doing laundry and then relaxing. There are plenty of places to visit, Polonnaruwa is one, an ancient City ...

Our first day in Sri Lanka, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Our first day in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by kobib

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נחתנו בחמש לפנות בוקר, כמעט בלי שעות שינה ...

Ayurvedic Week, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ayurvedic Week

A travel blog entry by ahrmc

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... what it was as we had seem many people washing clothes and bathing in the lake as we walked past -but apparently not. I googled Sri Lankan crocadiles and they are big! We came back to the lodge for lunch - another amazing curry and rice feast! The ...

Roadworks and temples, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Roadworks and temples

A travel blog entry by hsa

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... Day Five I forgot to mention yesterday we drove through clouds of yellow butterflies – a strange and wonderful experience. Mind you Sri Lanka is overun with creatures of various sorts, probably due to all the man made lakes, of which there are some ...

Last night in Habarana, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Last night in Habarana

A travel blog entry by mattnicola

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Off to Kandy in the ...

Day 1 at Habarana, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 1 at Habarana

A travel blog entry by jaseandgill

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... the guys striping bark to make the liquid latex run into his coconut shell). Natural rubber used to be a massive export of Sri Lanka, nowadays it's a dying trade since man made synthetics are replacing the tree's that produce the rubber liquid - and the ...

Habarana, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Habarana

A travel blog entry by rfisher

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Elephant time!, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Elephant time!

A travel blog entry by jaseandgill

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So today started with a bit of a delay; the rain was so hard and heavy we had to postpone our trip to the Elephants. Don't get me wrong, the temperature is never cold at 30degrees, but my word can it rain. Good news is we eventually ventured out at 9.45 ...

Jungle Week!, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Jungle Week!

A travel blog entry by louisebishop

... climb to the top..  6) spontaneous safari jeep trip to Trincomalee Beach. This is one of the most famous beach sites in Sri Lanka and was utterly beautiful- complete with cows wandering up and down the sea front.. 7) Walk and picnic in the jungle by ...

Ruinen, Habarana, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ruinen

A travel blog entry by marcel.daeppen

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