Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

Sort by Newest Best first

The best place on Sri Lanka so far..., Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka travel blog

The best place on Sri Lanka so far...

A travel blog entry by krasy8

49

... tired and hungry I returned to my "base" to have my dinner. I went for grilled fish and was blown away! The best dish on Sri Lanka so far, I realised afterwards. So maybe there is a chance for a good food in this country after all, I hoped. There was ...

Day 3-6, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 3-6

A travel blog entry by stephaniehawks

14

Pearl of the East......Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pearl of the East......Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by maxigrove

2
85

... , we took a minibus to the southern town of Unawatuna (what a cool name!) known for its nice beaches.  Public transportation in Sri Lanka can get quite crowded and our 5 hour ride was no exception.  Even though all the seats were taken, they ...

2,222 Stairs to Climb, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka travel blog

2,222 Stairs to Climb

A travel blog entry by stephaniehawks

22

... different types of woods they use here as well as the natural paint from the rainbow tree. Kandy taught us a lot about the resources that are used in Sri Lanka. It's so interesting to learn about the people and their culture; it never gets old to ...

Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kandy

A travel blog entry by sabtravels

Wake up around 10.30 am. The physical pain and the aches had set in, but the body has had it much needed rest. Grabbed a quick breakfast and headed out to the Train and Bus stations to figure out our next step. Bought a map of the Island and we started ...

Kitulgala, Kandy, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kitulgala, Kandy

A travel blog entry by sabtravels

... a Burmese Rest house. This place run by a sweet little monk - is open only to foreign nationals and the prices are dirt cheap - 300 Sri Lankan rupees per night for the two of us!!. Rooms are most basic to say the least - but at that time all we could see ...

Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Royal Botanic Gardens

A travel blog entry by alexhuchet

32

... to the Botanic Gardens, I stop at a local café for a coffee. This when I realised that every coffee I’d had in Sri Lanka was not filtered properly. It was full of coffee grains so you can’t really finish it otherwise you’d be literally ...

Ben pas mieux..., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ben pas mieux...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

Aujourd'hui reveil et petit dejeuner, riz rouge et piments avec oignons. Ca te met la patate direct! Devais partir sur Mirissa, une plage paradisiaque et quasiment deserte, mais vu le temps je vais me faire chier grave.. Decide donc d'aller avec Andreas ...

Feb 25, 2012, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Feb 25, 2012

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

14

I chose to sit in the car...a lot!, Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka travel blog

I chose to sit in the car...a lot!

A travel blog entry by stephaniehawks

12

I have always thought I would really enjoy seeing ruins that were older than Jesus himself. What I learned on this particular day was that it depends on what I am looking at and what the current weather is. This probably makes me pretty shallow, I know. ...

Unawatuna cont..., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna cont...

A travel blog entry by alexklarka

17

... saw one while snorkling over the reef). After that we went to a semi fresh/salt water lake that was very unlike the rest of Sri Lanka we had seen. It was so peaceful there as we got ferried round on cat-a-marang boat to the differnt Islands. People ...

Ox Cart Ride, Anyone?, Dambulla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ox Cart Ride, Anyone?

A travel blog entry by stephaniehawks

13

We awoke in our most comfy bed and realized it was time to get moving. After a nice breakfast, we met Jagath at the van and headed to the village of Habarana. We met an Ox Cart waiting to take us into the village--an interesting form of transportation to ...

Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Polonnaruwa

A travel blog entry by timscott23

17

It was damp, but not so wet this morning, so we packed up our gear and headed straight to Polonnaruwa.  On the way we stopped at the bridge that was flooding yesterday to see two giant water monitors.  A young village lad has 'trained' them to ...

Little Sunshine, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Little Sunshine

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

Me leve encore sous la pluie, pour changer, et prends mon petit dejeuner, oeufs au bacon avec du the... Et la, miracle, le soleil arrive! Me depeche de prendre mon appareil photo pour aller prendre quelques photos de la plage. vais sur internet pendant ...

Back to the daily grind, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Back to the daily grind

A travel blog entry by lionelrishi

1

... we say goodbye to all you can eat and drink buffet, warm and friendly staff and most importantly of all air con! Our family tour of Sri Lanka has come to an end and it's time for Anita and me to hit the road and start thinking for ourselves again – ...

Mineriya National Park, Miniriya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mineriya National Park

A travel blog entry by ben_anna_travel

4

Mineriya National Park - ...

Now that's a beach!!, Aluthgama, Sri Lanka travel blog

Now that's a beach!!

A travel blog entry by jayandbri

19

... Sri Lankan dances...crazy!! I've seen traditional dances from 15 different countries...and none were as wacky and interesting as Sri Lanka! They had fire dancers, spun insane circles, wore crazy laughing masks, and had beautiful basket girl dancers. It ...

Negombo, Negombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Negombo

A travel blog entry by alexklarka

1
2

We have arrived at Sri lanka national airport with no transport and no accomodation and lucky for us it was raining as well!! Anyway, once we had doged the 1000 taxi drivers waiting in arrivals we picked up our first Tut Tut - three wheel rickshaw/taxi. ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by jeneggener

1
12

... of the nose in public, all of which you see/smell/hear about 30 times a day in India.  The people in Sri Lanka look similar, dress similar, and have similar religious beliefs to those in India, but this is a completely different ...

road trip dans les montagnes : premier jour, Haputale, Sri Lanka travel blog

road trip dans les montagnes : premier jour

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

1
13

Walking around town, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Walking around town

A travel blog entry by alexhuchet

19

... temple but unfortunately I was not dress well enough to get in :-(. In the late afternoon I went to see a show - It was traditional Sri Lankan dancing. It was pretty good actually and at the end, 2 fellows walked on burning coal!! Pretty crazy! It was a ...

Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by friendtheworld

73

... monk but don't know "what he tells people" Royal Botanic Gardens in Peradeniya- Wow. 147 acres of beautiful landscaping with Sri Lanka mountains and countryside as the backdrop. It is very well done and definitely worth going to. There were locals asking ...

Welcome to Sri Lanka!, Dambulla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Welcome to Sri Lanka!

A travel blog entry by stephaniehawks

23

... were so exhausted; all any of us wanted to do was shower and get in bed! We had a perfect first adventure day in Sri Lanka. All the kids' fears of staying in this small country evaporated after seeing that like most places, the people are friendly, ...

Time for a bit of Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Time for a bit of Kandy

A travel blog entry by alexhuchet

... off. He kept walking back and forth laughing at me, which did irritate me at first but I then chose to ignore him! I am loving Sri Lanka but the bus guys are just annoying; they are constantly trying to get every penny they can get out of you!! ...

Trudging from here to there!!, Ella, Sri Lanka travel blog

Trudging from here to there!!

A travel blog entry by lordos

3
62

... on my second cold beer!! So to finish this part ofmy journey I hope you find this blog entertaining as well as informative-Sri Lanka is a beautiful country filled with generous and hospitable people and is a truly amazing place filled with diversity and a ...

Address!, Kegalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Address!

A travel blog entry by hollister

2

... So, the main reason of this update?! To give you my address; Hollie Bowshell The Millenium Elephant Foundation Randeniya Hiriwadunna Kegalle Sri Lanka OH and if you get a chance to watch 'This Morning' then the place I'm working at is on the ...

Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by aguas

149

... é absolutamente fenomenal. Passamos várias horas a visitar Sigiriya, e este foi sem dúvida o nosso sitio preferido no Sri Lanka. CZ: Cestou do Sigiriye jsme se jeste stihli zastavit na nekolika dalsich zajimavych mistech. Prvnim z nich byl ...

Il pleut il pleut bergere...., Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Il pleut il pleut bergere....

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

... chambre qui pue le moisi, et retour a la guest house pour cours de cuisine, lecture, bedos et bieres, et nice chicken curry.... Voila, passionnant. Ah si je me suis aussi achete des souvenirs, 5 petits masques sri lankais, et ai ecrit 4 cartes ...

Back to Bedlam, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Back to Bedlam

A travel blog entry by benandcally

The train journey straight through to Kandy would have been too much for us in one hit so we have decided to stop off in Colombo at the Renuka hotel to have a night of comfort - our room has television, hot water and bath ...

I'm a survivor...., Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

I'm a survivor....

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

5

Lever a 6h20 ce matin car le soleil se leve vers 5h15 et il donne direct dans ma chambre donc  a partir de cette heure la je ne dors plus. A 7h je suis a la station de bus pour aller visiter le site de Pollonaruwa, un peu plus loin que Sigiryia ou ...

Sort by Newest Best first