Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

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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 ...

Sri Lanka, the Resplendent Land, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka, the Resplendent Land

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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The administrative capital of Ceylon under the British, Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka,  traces its roots back through Dutch and Portuguese occupations to days when Chinese traders came calling some 2000 years ago.  The metropolitan area ...

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, ...

Sri Lanka Round tour 7nights 8days, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka Round tour 7nights 8days

A travel blog entry by ruwantrips

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... at Ella Day 6: Ella – Yala After breakfast we leave for Yala on the way we can see rawana waterfall. Yala is Sri Lanka’s second largest wildlife park and has the largest population of Leopard in Sri Lanka. Yala is famed for its leopard ...

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, ...

In Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

In Kandy

A travel blog entry by hornuts

... Kandy to crash for a couple of days.  Kandy is in "the hills" here so it's actually cooler than what I expected from Sri Lanka.  The Indian consulate was closed today on account of some holiday I can't pronounce, so I wandered down into town to ...

Feb 19, 2012, Mihintale, Sri Lanka travel blog

Feb 19, 2012

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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

Yala National Park, Tissa, Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

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Yala national park, apparently, has the highest leopard densities in the world. After 77 days in Africa, and after seeing only 1 leopard from a far distance, we had all fingers and toes crossed that we would see a leopard relatively close. We booked a ...

beaches, turtles and whales, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

beaches, turtles and whales

A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka

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... red we needed a day off the beach so we decided to fulfil our dream and for the next day we booked a whale watching trip. Sri Lanka especially Mirrisa is very famous for whale watching and it was the peak season. On the way there we saw lot of fish ...

Paradise Found, (original title still Lost), Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Paradise Found, (original title still Lost)

A travel blog entry by williment

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A short hop on the bus along the South coast brings us to the aptly named Palm Paradise Cabanas, Tangalla.  We had these ear marked for ages after reading good reviews on 'Trip advisor' and were certainly not disappointed. We were quickly installed ...

Little England, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Little England

A travel blog entry by offonourown2

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... a damp smell.  After doing our best to say no way Jose politely, we found our own accommodation but everything is quite pricey here and we are not sure why. Oh well - we have seen the alternative SRi Lanka now. What time is that train out of ...

Meet the Parents, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Meet the Parents

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins

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... fresh but ferments into a cloudy drink reminiscent of cider.  When fermented and refined, toddy produces arrack (33% proof), Sri Lanka's national beverage for the strong livered.  Toddy is only sold informally in villages around the island, and ...

On the road again ..., ude pussellawa, Sri Lanka travel blog

On the road again ...

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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We are safe and well, Unatuwana, Sri Lanka travel blog

We are safe and well

A travel blog entry by erinallison

A few people reached out given the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. We are still in Sri Lanka and safe. We are due to head to Japan on April 11th and are monitoring the situation closely. We are actually in the heaviest hit area of the 2004 tsunami ...

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