Travel Blogs from Hatton, Sri Lanka

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Kids v Wild - episodes 1 and 2, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kids v Wild - episodes 1 and 2

A travel blog entry by wickens

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With 3 full days to fill in the midst of the tea plantations, in the rain, we had to start using our imaginations as to how we could entertain the children.  In India the boys watched a couple of episodes of Bear Grylls' "Man versus Wild", or "Born ...

Train and rain!, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Train and rain!

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... to an abrupt end on entering Sri Lanka.  The rains, that we were long due, have finally caught up with us. Sri Lanka's second monsoon has delayed itself especially for our arrival! Thankfully our hotel near Hatton - at 1,300m above sea level - has ...

Kids versus Wild - canyoning adventure, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kids versus Wild - canyoning adventure

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... with the children.  Every activity suggested by our guide or the hotel involved either climbing Adam's Peak (the highest mountain in Sri Lanka with 5,000 steps to the summit), or driving 2 hours each way to visit a town called Nuwara Eliya. ...

Adam's Peak (Sri Pada), Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Adam's Peak (Sri Pada)

A travel blog entry by salcat

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... Pilgrimage season starts on Durutha poya day which falls in January time - this poya marks the first of Buddha's 3 legendary visits to Sri Lanka.  The season ends at Vesak poya in May, which is the most important poya day celebrating 3 main events - ...

Pilgrimage Season on Adam's Peak, Nallatanniya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pilgrimage Season on Adam's Peak

A travel blog entry by cathonaventure

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... 8212;the small mountain with its huge footprint on top is conveniently, and harmoniously, home to the tradition of all of Sri Lanka’s major religions. The footprint variously belongs to Buddha (on departing this earth), Adam (on arriving), St. ...

A big mountain!, adams peak, Sri Lanka travel blog

A big mountain!

A travel blog entry by sy_and_em

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... . Me and Sy went at a slower pace than everyone else in our group so they went ahead. We ended up walking with this group of Sri Lankans and they had a much better pace with more shorter stops so soon we caught up with everyone else. Right at the top it ...

Adams Peak ( The Buddha's Footprint), Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Adams Peak ( The Buddha's Footprint)

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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... the foot of the 2234 mountain which they call Sri Pada. This is another place for pilgrimage and many people I met in my travels round Sri Lanka had been there at least once in their lives.This is the place the Buddha is said to have come and left his ...

ascension adam's peak, sri pada, Sri Lanka travel blog

ascension adam's peak

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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T'as voulu du routard ben t'as du routard...., Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

T'as voulu du routard ben t'as du routard....

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

... riz a l'ail et poulet au curry, accompagne de Sambol, noix de coco rappee avec plein d'epices, un delice. Mon meilleur repas au Sri lanka et de loin, vraiment excellent... de plus pas cher, la chambre non plus 600 roupies c'est le moins cher que ...

Et j'entends siffler le train...., Maskeliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Et j'entends siffler le train....

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

... ... Sans compter les vendeurs ambulants qui bousculent.. Le jeune qui m'a laisse sa place est debour pendant tout ce temps... Descends a Hatton, prends un tuk tuk pour aller a Dalhousie, 44 km plus loin. Suis toujours le seul touriste... Paie 900 roupies ...

Adam's Peak, Dalhousie, Sri Lanka travel blog

Adam's Peak

A travel blog entry by trent

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Sri Pada, Samanalakanda, Butterfly Mountain, also known as Adam's Peak, this is THE climb to make while visiting Sri Lanka.  The steep mountain has attracted all types, whether you're a mere traveler, an explorer, a pilgrim, or even a king.  Why ...

Adam's Peak, Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka travel blog

Adam's Peak

A travel blog entry by mies

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en route vers sri pada, sri pada, Sri Lanka travel blog

en route vers sri pada

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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Hatton, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hatton

A travel blog entry by mies

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Adam’s Peak & World’s End, Dalhousie, Sri Lanka travel blog

Adam’s Peak & World’s End

A travel blog entry by tsimko

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... spotted also a green lizard. I walked the same way back, making it 30km altogether. There were only few tourist groups in the park, so the walk was enjoyable. Nevertheless, the admission fee of US$ 27 I found quite high, but got used to it in Sri Lanka. ...

Why Not Adam's Peak, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Why Not Adam's Peak

A travel blog entry by g3eee

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... high, rush and roar down the gray mountain walls providing a spectacular backdrop against the vast green tea-plantations in the valley below. I wondered then if Adam might have mistaken Sri Lanka for the Garden of Eden. I wouldn't blame Him if he ...

Drive to Hatton, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Drive to Hatton

A travel blog entry by pwoods_home

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... facilities. We all learned about the process required to produce one of our favourite beverages. Then we continued on our journey to Hatton. Unfortunately they have begun construction to upgrade the road we were on, so it took over an hour to drive 15 ...

Tea Trails, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tea Trails

A travel blog entry by georgg

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... Our destination were the tea trails in Hatton. Nov 21st/22nd We spent two days in the hill country among the tea plantations near Hatton. These are at around 1500 meters altitude, and it is nice and cool up here. When the British took over Ceylon at the ...

Riding on the train, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Riding on the train

A travel blog entry by thekraftscapas

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... which makes a nice little bowl for with egg and curry in the middle.  It really is fun whenever you order any of the Sri Lanka breakfasts because there is just such a display and production with all of the bowls; it really is fun.  So even ...

Bungalow life, Kotagala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bungalow life

A travel blog entry by travelburnett

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We are up and ready by 7 but no sign of the guides. When they arrive a few minutes late, they are surprised to find that we have stowed our bags in the unlocked van. We drive to the smart-looking university area on the outskirts of Kandy before setting ...

Adams Peak - Where Adam Landed on Earth, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Adams Peak - Where Adam Landed on Earth

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... on the nighttime hike up the mountain for dawn at the peak! The road to Adam’s Peak was through lush countryside in Sri Lanka’s central highlands past tea plantations and numerous waterfalls. Only there wasn’t all that much water in the ...

Climbing Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Climbing Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by lazyrich

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It was about 4hrs flight from Singapore to Colombo ( Capital of Sri Lanka). There are a few travel agencies inside the airport where you can hire a driver plus car for your whole trip in Sri Lanka. I hired a driver from AirWing Tours for 4 days, and after ...

Sri Lanka - Day 8, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Day 8

A travel blog entry by opacheco

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... there talking about. Part way through the journey Alex joins me at the doorway and we hang out watching the lush green vistas of Sri Lanka pass by, accompanied by the clanking and rocking of the old train cars. A few hours later we arrive at Dalhousie and ...

Sri Lanka - Day 9, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Day 9

A travel blog entry by opacheco

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... years. It's variously know as Adam's Peak (the place where Adam first set foot on earth after being cast out of heaven), Sri Pada (sacred footprint left by Buddha as he made his way towards paradise) or Samanaakande ( the place where butterflies go to ...

Adams Peak-AUA!, Hatton, Sri Lanka travel blog

Adams Peak-AUA!

A travel blog entry by manzi

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Heute geht´s pilgern! Eigentlich startet man 2 Uhr morgens/nachts, um bei Sonnenaufgang den Gipfel des Adams Peak erklommen zu haben, doch da es bewölkt und regnerisch war (normal für diese Jahreszeit im Hochland des Regens) und wir von der Fahrt ...

Jelly Legs, Hatton Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka travel blog

Jelly Legs

A travel blog entry by vagabondtour

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My alarm buzzes at about 1.30 am and after hitting the snooze button - twice - I drag myself out of bed and get dressed. I have been told that it gets cold on top of the mountain so I dress warmly. Just after 2am I head on to the road leading to the ...

heiliger Berg, göttliche Ausichten, Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka travel blog

heiliger Berg, göttliche Ausichten

A travel blog entry by ollirmi

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... ) gestützt.Zweimal holen wir uns unterwegs buddhistischen Segen; inklusive Armband. Nun auch die Erklärung, warum auf Sri Lanka verhältnismäßig wenige Handgelenke frei von Stoff sind. "Spirituelle Accessoires" der besonderen Art also... Hier und da ...

Adams Peak, Hatton Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka travel blog

Adams Peak

A travel blog entry by darrendeanna

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... the dry season. But the delay was primarily due the large number of Sri Lankans heading to Adams Peak to see the best sunrise in Sri Lanka. We had no idea so many local Hamals had the same idea for their long weekend. We had dinner at 8pm and then ...

Kandy to Norwood, Dikoya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kandy to Norwood

A travel blog entry by longtail

... acclaimed Ceylon Tea Trails collection. Savour the 'Tea experience' amidst the rolling tea covered hills of Bogawantalawa Estate. Learn about Sri Lanka's famous crop - starting from the tea field where it all begins with the picking of "two leaves and a ...

middle of the jungle, rafting, Ella, hatton, kitulgula, kegalla,kurunegalla,dambulla,habara, Sri Lanka travel blog

middle of the jungle, rafting

A travel blog entry by joshil

... had just 250 lkr.. prev night we settled the bill and found they dont accept card so paid 7300 lkr and 900 inr!! went to hatton was raining.. went to city , took cash, took bus to kitulgula where supposedly rafting was. got  down at kitulgula, ate ...

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