Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

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

Unawatuna cont...

A travel blog entry by alexklarka

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... 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

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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

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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 ...

Cool Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Cool Kandy

A travel blog entry by trent

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... a performance highlighting Kandian folk dress and dancing.  A  very tranquil stopover after a hectic few first days in Sri Lanka.  P.S. - I stayed at the Nature Walk Resort and can highly recommend it - nice owner, super-friendly staff, ...

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

Back to the daily grind

A travel blog entry by lionelrishi

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... 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

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Mineriya National Park - ...

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

Now that's a beach!!

A travel blog entry by jayandbri

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... 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

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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