Travel Blogs from Kimbissa, Sri Lanka

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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 day trip, Kimbissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya day trip

A travel blog entry by lhughes

1
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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 ...

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

1

... 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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