Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

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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 ...

Sri Lanka - the lazy way!, Negombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - the lazy way!

A travel blog entry by guyandvicki

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Hi, We've had a fab time in Sri Lanka, it's such a gorgeous country and the people are all really friendly! Unfortunately it's a touch on the expensive side so we're off to India tomorrow in search of a cheap beach hut to laze around in for a few ...

Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kandy

A travel blog entry by timscott23

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... - check out the cheap DVDs.  Tim did what he most wanted to do - buy internet access for the remainder of our time in Sri Lanka.  He has bought a 'dongle' which means we are now the envy of the other guest house guests and we are able to check ...

Time for a cool sharp Harp, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Time for a cool sharp Harp

A travel blog entry by theworldtrip

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We dropped into Sri Lanka with our blagged extra leg room and had a four hour wait for our connecting flight so we managed to grab a few pints. OK, so we were still a far cry from being able to get a cool sharp Harp but the beer was a more than ...

Great wall of Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Great wall of Galle

A travel blog entry by williment

... also a good cheap Indian - "Indian Hut" - decor and logo suspiciously similar to Pizza Hut.  Like most tourists to Sri Lanka we buy a traditional wooden mask - tightly wrapped in bubble wrap but instantly recognisable to the parcel wrapper at the ...

First Footsteps, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

First Footsteps

A travel blog entry by benandcally

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After a couple of nights in Colombo we then worked our way down the western coast through Aluthgama, Bentota and Ambalangoda. We have now arrived in Hikkaduwa and plan to stay for a while having found accommodation in an Ayurverdic Hospital which ...

kylan erityispiirteita, Weligama, Sri Lanka travel blog

kylan erityispiirteita

A travel blog entry by anssku

... kuulumaan huoneen hintaan, mutta harvoin ostamme sita itse kaupasta. Vuoristoalueella kaytimme saannollisesti "mandia" eli vesipesua. Sri Lankan suurimpia ymparistoongelmia on puiden hakkuu, etenkin juuri vanhojen vuoristometsien. Kuten jo viimeksi annoin ...

Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Colombo

A travel blog entry by sabtravels

The original plan was to head to Colombo in the morning, finish our shopping and stay the night at Colombo. Our flight was from Moratuwa at 6 in the morning the next day(2nd). But because we did not have accommodation in Colombo, we figured it was ...

Sugarfree Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sugarfree Kandy

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... a little hotel at the very top of the hill above the town of Kandy on the south side of town. Kandy is a famous place in Sri Lanka, known for its Buddhist temples and its overall beauty, as it is tucked up in the jungle-clad mountains in the center of ...

A quick entry, Negombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

A quick entry

A travel blog entry by krasy8

This entry is just to make it clear that I had to come back to Negombo to catch a flight to India. Every entry leaves a mark on the map where I was so I didn't want to make it look like I flew to Mumbai from Nilaveli directly. That visit in Negombo was ...

Sri Lankan Wildlife, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lankan Wildlife

A travel blog entry by westwoods

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... rabies jabs, sadly of course the dog disappeared, we were told it had been "collected" We've heard that there is a vet team in Sri Lanka going round neutering dogs, we hope it's true. Apart from the wild dogs some people do own pet dogs, which mainly seem ...

fill you mind, empty your heart, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

fill you mind, empty your heart

A travel blog entry by ecour0404

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... guitar. We arrived in the city during the annual cricket match/tournament "lovers quarrel" between the two most prestigious boy schools in Sri Lanka. This year was the 109Th match. The first night was a pep rally of sorts, the streets were clogged with ...

Eye Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Eye Kandy

A travel blog entry by pablito

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... , Mary, Jesus, Shiva and friends... I'm still looking for Mohammed and Haile Selassie though.... Come on Rastas, get with the Schedule. Sri Lanka is proving to be a whole new world of tack (sorry Sri Lanka, but I didn't do it) not withstanding ...

Kirjastossa, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kirjastossa

A travel blog entry by anssku

... ruohon juuritason ajattelustaan. Ennen kaikkea tuuleteltiin sita, kuinka lantista maailmaa koetellut suuri talouslama ei juuri ole koskettanut Sri Lankaa ja, kuinka kehitys menee huimaa vauhtia eteen pain. Kirjaston seta tuli sanomaan, etta he sulkevat ...

Skip to save the soles of your feet, Pollanaruwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Skip to save the soles of your feet

A travel blog entry by garybarnes

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We've now reached Pollanurawa where we expect to continue the cultural side of our visit to Sri Lanka. Very tricky as well, because "old-stone-syndrome" - the problem where an overfeeding of ruins, temples, dagobas, image houses, statues and fountains ...

Back to Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Back to Anuradhapura

A travel blog entry by hornuts

Anuradhapura ...

Matara General, Matara, Sri Lanka travel blog

Matara General

A travel blog entry by pablito

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... it, and the various non-specific staff around just stood and giggled at me which appears to be the polite thing to do in good Sri Lankan society when one finds a foreigner in an unexpected location. Once I had given an account of what had happened I was ...

Sri Lanka for the New Year, Welligama, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka for the New Year

A travel blog entry by kiteboarder

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We left India this would be the last time until the next time. Both tired and exhausted, we traveled by train in first class from Bombay to Chennai. This was a treat as we had always traveled 4th class and it was nice to have clean sheets and air ...

Unatawuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unatawuna

A travel blog entry by jeneggener

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... nbsp; I was considering continuing along the coast to a couple more towns that seem somewhat interesting, but seeing as I only have one month in Sri Lanka, I don't have too much time to just wander.  I hope you are well.  peace, ...

Kandy...Even If I Don't Like Sweets, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kandy...Even If I Don't Like Sweets

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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I'm back on the solo traveler trail in Sri Lanka & am enjoying myself.  In Negombo, I woke up, packed my bag & walked the ~2.5 km to the bus station.  I use the term "station" rather loosely as it's only a big dusty lot full of ...

kanneliya rainforest, Thawalama, Sri Lanka travel blog

kanneliya rainforest

A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka

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... back we spotted a baby snake that I was able to hold for few moments to get some pictures. At the end of the walk we managed to see few monkeys that were very shy so we have only one good enough photo of one of them.   Next – still in Sri ...

An Unexpected Stop, and a Long Overdue Post!, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

An Unexpected Stop, and a Long Overdue Post!

A travel blog entry by kittierar

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... be offended.  But have decided that my Maldivian tan evidently doesn't suit... and I'm going back to pale and interesting asap! Sri Lanka is a lot larger than I thought - my driver being an excellent source of facts and figures, I now know it has ...

Home From Home, Dalhousie, Sri Lanka travel blog

Home From Home

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins

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... room are all painfully redolent of ol' Blighty. The memory of England lives on, too, with the rather dilapidated racecourse (Sri Lanka's only horse-racing meetings are held here), the workaday Victoria Park and a golf course.  Another touch of ...

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

ascension adam's peak

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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Climbing Mt. Adam, Nuware-Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Climbing Mt. Adam

A travel blog entry by radsolv

Mt. Adam also called Pidurulalagala 2524 meters highest in Sri ...

frénésie à Colombo, Bopitiya, Sri Lanka travel blog

frénésie à Colombo

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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scooting in east coast's A bay, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka travel blog

scooting in east coast's A bay

A travel blog entry by leendunc

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... . The road turns to a dust track and without sign of a boundary or ticket office we have entered the north east area of Sri Lanka's national park. As a whole, the park is home to deer, buffalo, crocadiles, elephants and even leopards, but Kumanu or the ...

5000 steps, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

5000 steps

A travel blog entry by serenelisabeth

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... a typical English village style church in the centre of town, right next door to the most famous Hindu Temple in Sri Lanka. I stayed in a friendly guest house overlooking the lake and made plans with an American photographer to visit a religious mountain ...

Golden Temple at Dambulla and Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Golden Temple at Dambulla and Kandy

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... were much smaller and less impressive than the others. From here we were to visit a Spice and Herbal garden at Kaudupella.  Sri Lanka is world renowned for its healing spices and herbs, in fact 1500 species of medicinal plants are used. We were ...

Building Houses, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Building Houses

A travel blog entry by feliz_carolina

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We went to some MCC partner projects, where they are building houses for people who were affected by the Tsunami. Its been a year and a half since the Tsunami hit, and people are still not in houses! It was really sad. People are living in schools, ...

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