Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

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Negombo, Negombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Negombo

A travel blog entry by alexklarka

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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

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... 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

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Walking around town, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Walking around town

A travel blog entry by alexhuchet

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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 ...

Life on the River, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Life on the River

A travel blog entry by trent

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A quick day trip to see some river action in Sri Lanka! ...

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

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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 ...

The Buddha Has a Sweet Tooth for Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Buddha Has a Sweet Tooth for Kandy

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... as much. It took a couple of minutes to find each other again, which was a little scary, but only very briefly. I'm sure Sri Lanka is nothing compared to India, though, which we had seriously considered visiting on this trip; we are even more glad now ...

Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kandy

A travel blog entry by verdensreise

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... veldig interresant og se. I kveld har vi vært på danseshow hvor vi fikk se dans fra forskjellige steder på Sri Lanka. Danseshowet ble avsluttet med en ilddans utenfor bygget. Etter showet dro vi til Temple of Tooth, et tempel som har en ...

The beautiful Ella (not Tom's sister), Ella, Sri Lanka travel blog

The beautiful Ella (not Tom's sister)

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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... mini mountain we were going to climb, accompanied by Marley the resident dog, as a warm up to Big Adam's Peak, or Sri Pada. Unfortunately, we spent the entire afternoon sitting in a curry house instead of climbing Little Adam, so the tight schedule meant ...

Vers Nuwara Eliyah, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Vers Nuwara Eliyah

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kandy

A travel blog entry by aguas

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... out what you want to do after that. PT: Kandy e a antiga capital das terras altas e actualmente a 2a cidade do Sri Lanka. Para muitos Kandy e o verdadeiro centro do Sri Lanka, onde os ultimos reis, protegidos pelas montanhas e densa floresta ...

When Colombo gets mad, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

When Colombo gets mad

A travel blog entry by alexhuchet

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... not feel unsafe or like a war zone for that matter it is incredible the amount of security there is. You have to remember that Sri Lanka is still suffering from the civil war in the North East of the country. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (the ...

Teplantasje, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Teplantasje

A travel blog entry by verdensreise

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... på teproduksjon, men har de siste årene blitt tatt igjen av Kenya og India pga borgerkrigene på Sri Lanka. Teplantene kommer opprinnelig fra Kina, men imigrerte med Engelskmennene til Sri Lanka. I teplantasjene jobber det kun tamilske ...

Sunset Sri Lanka, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sunset Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... old city intact, while many people were killed just outside the fort walls. It has been sobering to visit several places in Sri Lanka that faced such devastation from the tsunami nine years ago. You don't see remnants of the destruction today, but you ...

Watch your feet...above your head, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Watch your feet...above your head

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... vidros, com uma girafa às cavalitas? Para meninos! Os dedos dos pés passam a dispor-se em leque e há toda uma camada hoovercraftiana que conferem aos pés uma semelhança com as traineiras no Tejo. Não é só no Sri Lanka. Na India também. Pelo ...

Ruins and Monkeys and Monks, oh my!, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ruins and Monkeys and Monks, oh my!

A travel blog entry by tanirikiki

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... of panic. Teensy Weensy moment of panic. It turns out the new law is correct, HOWEVER, some countries are exempt, including Sri Lanka and Thailand. FIOU!!!! I got scared i'd need to change my itinerary AGAIN! anywayyyy get on the plane, comfy plane, and ...

Hikkaduwa, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hikkaduwa

A travel blog entry by jeneggener

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... but the divemasters from the diveshop said that the tsunami hasn't changed the diving very much.  I'm very surprised because I always thought Sri Lanka had some really good diving.  Luckily, I consider diving like sex or pizza....even when it's bad ...

Sri Lanka 2003, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka 2003

A travel blog entry by kim_latimer

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I had an amazing introduction to Sri Lanka after having travelled there with work last year. It was a while ago now, but while there I visited Kandy, Colombo, and went down to the south on holiday and lounged on some of the most beautiful beaches I've ...

Still here!, Mt Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Still here!

A travel blog entry by hollister

Ya know, I find it very odd that a country can be 4 and half hours ahead of England... why not just 4 or 5? So strange and something I didn't ever realise! Randomness over (for now at least!). Well, I didn't move on to Kandy but I did move homes! ...

India lite, Negombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

India lite

A travel blog entry by ecour0404

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... developed an immediate mistrust of any friendly, generous or voluntary acts of kindness in which money has not yet changed hands". Sri Lanka is especially messing with my head because about half the people are genuinely interested and kind while the other ...

Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Nuwara Eliya

A travel blog entry by jeneggener

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... mountains.  I actually had to wear my fleece to bed!  It's actually one of THE places for residents to vacation in Sri Lanka.  It has a definite British feel to it with lovely gardens, a golf course, and a horse racing course. One day ...

Spoiled me!, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Spoiled me!

A travel blog entry by tanirikiki

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... roaming around freely (and semi-freely). It was awesome. It smelled odd, but it was awesome. Things are much more expensive in Sri Lanka than India. I'm glad I don't have more than 2 weeks and a half because I'd be broke pretty fast. To get budget ...

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