Travel Blogs from Kimbissa, Sri Lanka

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Soaring Sigiriya, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Soaring Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by trebsontour

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... made a couple of purchases. Last stop was in Matale and was just for a quick snap of an elaborate Hindu temple called Sri Muthumariamman. We arrived in Kandy just after an afternoon rain so the temperature had cooled slightly. Kandy has a lovely laid ...

Sigiriya day trip, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya day trip

A travel blog entry by lhughes

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9 hours on buses, sun, sweat, plenty of walking and climbed a massive rock. What's else to ...

Dag 3 Kandy - Dambulla - Sigiriya, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Dag 3 Kandy - Dambulla - Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by bertnmarij

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... with coconut and honey. Quite tasty! Sakula heeft een auto met chauffeur gehuurd zodat we naar enkele highlights van centraal Sri Lanka kunnen. Onze eerste stop is de Sri Muthumariamman Thevasthanam Hindoe tempel in het dorpje Matale. Een heel kleurrijke ...

A big rock, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

A big rock

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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... of heights. But at the top - some very old frescos painted onto the side of the rock. These images are famous across Sri Lanka - I recognised them from all the touristy adverts and framed pictures in the hotels! They were impressive - still very colourful ...

Sigiriya, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by jocelynroles

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... morning. We're trying our best to arrange as much of our sight seeing in the cooler hours because its hot, hot, hot! Driving in Sri Lanka....I'm so glad I don't have to drive, glad we have Rohana at the wheel, glad I won't have to sit in the front again ...

Sigiriya Rock and Polonnaruwa, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya Rock and Polonnaruwa

A travel blog entry by drclad

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... guide at 8am to make our way to climb Sigiriya rock. On our way, Mr Guide regaled us of the story of the rock...the King of Sri Lanka married his daughter to the chief of the military. The daughter and her new mother in law did not get on well and had a ...

Siguriya, Fortress of Rock.  \m/  (><)  \m/, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Siguriya, Fortress of Rock. \m/ (><) \m/

A travel blog entry by needswashing

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Just a short stop here, to see the only one Sri Lanka's 3 main attractions I was willing to pay $30 to enter, Siguriya Rock Fortress! Not much else here except the fortress, so I didn't spend long. I arrived the first day and borrowed a bike to take my ...

Easing in - day 1, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Easing in - day 1

A travel blog entry by lynnd99

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... man made lake and a forest. We did spend some time on a busier road, but by the afternoon we were now seasoned Sri Lankan cyclist and managed with ease. After a quick change in the van into more Buddhist temple appropriate clothing we were mounting ...

Sigiriya, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by fcr_nienke

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... opvoeren. Daarna hebben we een houtwerksnijwerk werkplaats bezocht en daar kregen we uitleg over de verschillende soorten hout uit Sri lanka. Rainbowwood was super grappig. Daar maken ze namelijk ook natuurlijke verf van dmv chemische reacties van hout ...

More travelling, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

More travelling

A travel blog entry by dave.davepower

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... day in Colombo! Here was Hay Shan our driver to take us on our tour! And so, we began another part of the journey and Sri Lanka unfolded. I was so ignorant - I expected Sri Lanka to be much like India. It could not be any more different. It's relatively ...

Bath time, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bath time

A travel blog entry by rachelcouncell

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Hi all Had a lovely meal last and a great nights sleep. Was up at 7 this morning and went for a swim in the hotels very very long swimming pool (see picture). Had breakfast then headed off with Shane to the Millenium Elephant Foundation. I got to ride ...

Day 64, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 64

A travel blog entry by lauramb

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... is on a large lake surrounded by mountains. I walked around and ate some kottu for lunch which was really nice and the cheapest I'd had in Sri Lanka. I went back to my hostel and got talking to some Austrians, Germans and Dutch. We all went to a bar that ...

Climbing The Lion Rock and Gala dinner, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Climbing The Lion Rock and Gala dinner

A travel blog entry by brunohenson_2

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... from the ground was amazing, you could see for miles. Returned to our hotel via a local roadside village restaurant that served a superb Sri Lankan curry and rice buffet. Very good and very cheap recommended by Sam our driver, Had a lazy couple of hours ...

Sigiriya Rock, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya Rock

A travel blog entry by tridentalx

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... jungle and ending up at a lake which overlooked the rock - very picturesque.  Off to lunch after that to a buffet style Sri Lankan restaurant called the ACME Transit hotel (they watch too much Road Runner I think). Chicken, Poppadoms and salad for ...

Sigiriya Rock, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya Rock

A travel blog entry by jushobbs

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Tired today so only a brief posting! So, we finally left Diamond White Hostel with the aim of getting an air conditioned bus to Sigiriya but, instead, were thankfully persuaded to take a tuk tuk the full 80km. What a great journey and, I have to say, ...

Sri Lanka - day 3, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - day 3

A travel blog entry by opacheco

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5:30 am! Normally I would be none too happy about getting up at this time of day. But seeing as our internal clocks are still adjusting to being half way across the world, I find myself lying in bed awake at 2:30 am anyway. We get out of bed, deal with ...

Sigiriya, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by naomiamelia

went to lion rock at Sigiriya, 1202 steps up, very sweaty, got a little burnt, saw monkeys and hornets, then on to the caves, more steps, didn't buy a ticket so just sat at the top. Back to hostel Rupa stayed with us, Pizza Hut for dinner, train station ...

Dag 8: Anuradhapura - Sigiriya, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Dag 8: Anuradhapura - Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by daisymartijn

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... daarna in de lobby nog even wat internetten. Vandaag is in het hotel meermaals de stroom uitgevallen en zo ook vanavond weer. Dit schijnt in Sri Lanka vaker te gebeuren. P.s. De foto's van gister staan er nu ook op en het filmpje van kip kopen bij dag ...

Sri Lanka og elefantkos!, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka og elefantkos!

A travel blog entry by heidiprytz

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... historietime. Wasantha er tredve år gammel, fra Kandy, og buddist. Han forteller levende om historien og de ti Unesco World Heritage sites som Sri Lanka innehar, hvor vi skal besøke tre av dem i løpet av i dag og i morgen. Videre får ...

Sri Lanka - Day 4, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Day 4

A travel blog entry by opacheco

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... while scaling an old iron stairway latched to the rock face. Hidden within caves high up in the rock are wonderful ancient frescos of Sri Lankan dancing girls. The view from the top of the rock fortress is well worth the clim as the wide green forest is ...

Sigiriya, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by chrisandamelia

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... around the entire perimeter of Lion Rock whilst the sun set! Drinking alcohol in public is a slightly taboo concept in Sri Lanka. Unlike SEA apparently a licence from the government is hard and expensive to acquire. Fortunately, on our cycle back we ...

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