Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

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Anuradhapura en vélo., Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Anuradhapura en vélo.

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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... prier ou simplement profiter de la sérénité du lieu.  Le soleil décline et Yves et moi filons vers le stupa du sri maha bodhi, même construction que le précédent, mais tout blanc et entouré d'un liseré de couleurs. Arrivés sur place, on ...

The fang, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

The fang

A travel blog entry by hornuts

... , he'd ramble on in another language.  The other two things I could grasp was that he used to be a major in the sri lankan army (and possibly sober) 30 years ago; and his favourite topic was ranting about the various "buggers" who were ruining his ...

Monia ihmeellisyyksia, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka travel blog

Monia ihmeellisyyksia

A travel blog entry by anssku

... palvelusta? Tama asetelma on joskus taalla kylla niin hullunkurinen. Ei me olla mitaan rikkaita siirtomaaisantia! Tama Pohjois-Sri Lanka ei kylla ole millaan tavoin valmis vastaanottamaan turisteja, ei ainakaan meita reppureissaajia. Ajattelimme: Kun ...

dancing with my own shadow, Jaffna, Sri Lanka travel blog

dancing with my own shadow

A travel blog entry by ecour0404

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... and mended my heart, it showed me the gradient in human capacities for violence and forgiveness.  If the people of north sri lanka can get past all they have been through, keep smiling and forgive all the atrocities bestowed on them and their land I ...

Sri Lanka, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by ben_anna_travel

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Arugam Bay and the east coast, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka travel blog

Arugam Bay and the east coast

A travel blog entry by warren.limbert

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... They even had squads of suicide Commandos, these they called " BLACK TIGERS"  The Tamil Tigers wanted an autonomous state within Sri Lanka that they would call Eelan. What they wanted was the northern and eastern parts of the Island for their state. ...

Lazy four days on the beach, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Lazy four days on the beach

A travel blog entry by warren.limbert

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... I would say however that we have found it cheaper to live in all of the countries we have visited so far than we have in Sri Lanka. I don't understand what is going on in the Sub Continent. I have stopped going to India because the prices of hotels there ...

Anuradhapura, l'ancienne capitale..., Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Anuradhapura, l'ancienne capitale...

A travel blog entry by mikadiena

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... , on passera des paysages plus arides de l'est a ceux bien plus vert de l'ouest! Anuradhapura est une des anciennes capitale du Sri Lanka, et surtout celle qui le resta le plus longtemps (Contrairement a Polonaruwa qui dura peu). Ce qu'ìl reste donc de ...

Portugal in Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Portugal in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... os barões assinalados Que, da ocidental praia lusitana, Por mares nunca de antes navegados Passaram ainda além da Taprobana... A Taprobana... Sri Lanka...onde os portugueses chegaram há quase cinco séculos (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lanka)! Os ...

on dirait le Sud !, Midigama, Sri Lanka travel blog

on dirait le Sud !

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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Goodbye Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Goodbye Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by bass_ke

After a reasonably late wake up we have some money to a random surfer for the room and got a ride up to Colombo in preparatio for our flight departing at 0130 the next morning, thing is we were so keen to get out of town we got to the airport at about ...

Ancient Cities...Continued, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ancient Cities...Continued

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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Another day brings me to another of Sri Lanka's ancient cities.  Polannaruwa was a thriving commercial and religious center 800 years ago.  Although nearly 1,000 years old, it is much younger than Anuradhapura (my next destination to the north). ...

The journey continues-Jaffna and elsewhere on this, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

The journey continues-Jaffna and elsewhere on this

A travel blog entry by lordos

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... and I think he is joking but within a few kilometres the bus comes to a grinding halt and its passport control in the northern half of Sri Lanka-strange but true.Im asked how long am I going to Jaffna for etc etc and I try to make my answers as brief as ...

Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by jessicamary622

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... everywhere.  Most government officials live or conduct business in Colombo so military security is tight.  For many years, Sri Lanka has been battling with a civil conflict between two major ethnic groups on the island, the majority Buddhist ...

1st Stop - Breakfast At The Hotel, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

1st Stop - Breakfast At The Hotel

A travel blog entry by venoth

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This morning, woke early and had breakfast in the hotel. I was excited today because today we were planned to visit the Holy Shrine of Kataragama. By 7am, we had left the hotel. ...

Tissamaharama and Yala National Park, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tissamaharama and Yala National Park

A travel blog entry by aguas

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... somebody accidentaly spilled asfalt on the ground and if you are a girl, a sports bra is highly recommended for bus trips in Sri Lanka (breast feeding women may end up with butter instead of milk). We were jumping like popcorn, but made it to Wellawaya ...

Negombo, Negombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Negombo

A travel blog entry by warren.limbert

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... for the pair and that included postage. I would have paid that for the lizard alone he is that nice.    We have enjoyed our Sri Lanka tour and it was time to move on. We stayed two nights in Ngombo and on the morning of the 5th Feb we caught a ...

Jungle beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Jungle beach

A travel blog entry by leendunc

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Off to jungle beach today, a 10 min tuktuk ride from Unawantuna.  We are dropped off at the top of a steep dirt track which meanders down hill through thick rainforest.  It feels good to be free from the shops, tuktuks and bussle of Unawatuna. ...

Elephant Soho, Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka travel blog

Elephant Soho

A travel blog entry by williment

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Onto our final National Park in Sri Lanka - Uda Walawe. We stay at the Kulu's Hideaway hotel, a lovely hotel owned by former Sri Lankan International cricketer Kulu (Romesh Kaluwitarana). A hideaway it is to, a big bus, a small bus and then a long Tuk-Tuk ...

At the beach!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

At the beach!

A travel blog entry by hollister

Finally at the beach to enjoy the sunshine and the nightlife of Sri Lanka! Hot and got burnt but a good ...

Getting acclimatized, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Getting acclimatized

A travel blog entry by nealevans

Well seeing Ray and Ang was great and we did get to the conversation on the last night at the eco resort. Spent learning a bit about International schools, filling the new ipod and generally relaxing and sleeping...was well looked after and ...

The cave temples at Dambulla, Dambulla, Sri Lanka travel blog

The cave temples at Dambulla

A travel blog entry by hornuts

... dates back to at least the 5th century.  I guess it's a pilgrimmage spot for some Buddhists, and there were a lot more Sri Lankan visitors there than foreign tourists (not the case at the other places so far).  One little kid demanded that ...

In Transit, Columbo, Sri Lanka travel blog

In Transit

A travel blog entry by hudsondino

Two hours in terminal ...

"tiens voila du boudha, voila du boudha ..."

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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dans le train pour Ella, Ella, Sri Lanka travel blog

dans le train pour Ella

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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Buddahed out, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Buddahed out

A travel blog entry by pablito

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... three days, not to mention the five our tuktuk tour of many... many... rocks, basically. For centuries Anuraphadura was the capital of Sri Lanka, but now.... rocks, basically. Rocks in a way that Nora Jones never shall do. So, back to Buddah. Buddah, ...

A day in Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

A day in Kandy

A travel blog entry by bonniebelle

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We left the ship early to get on the bus to Kandy. At the port in Colombo armed soldiers arrived as we docked, two on each motor scooter, they looked ready to shoot anyone should the need arise. There are lots of containers waiting for loading here, ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by sabtravels

... third class. The train (a steam engine blowing huge gusts of black smoke right into your face consistently) ploughed its way through Sri lanka at a snail's place stopping at every excuse of a station. To compound this, as co-passengers, right next to us ...

Hikkaduwa , Unnawatuna, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hikkaduwa , Unnawatuna

A travel blog entry by sabtravels

Feel greatly refreshed and energized from my marathon slumber yesterday, so after a hearty breakfast head to the beach by myself. Prom was a feeling a little bit under the weather so she decided to lie in. At the beach i attempt to learn how to swim on ...

Unnawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unnawatuna

A travel blog entry by sabtravels

... it looked like ;) Couldn't understand 90% of what he was saying. Funny guy. To escape I headed into the water and there another Sri Lankan guy piles on. Thank you. By now Prom and me had tanned completely and were looking like a couple of locals. This ...

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