Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka: A Land like no Other.  8) Hill Country, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka: A Land like no Other. 8) Hill Country

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... reading right now.  I was quite fascinated by the story of tea and its importance to the country's economy (still Sri Lanka's #1 export).  Tea needs certain conditions in which to thrive: a warm climate, hilly countryside and high ...

En herlig dag på stranda, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

En herlig dag på stranda

A travel blog entry by verdensreise

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Enda en flott dag nærmer seg slutten, og i dag har vi kun kost oss på hvert vårt håndkle på stranden. Hvertfall frem til bølgene plutselig ble større og både vi og håndklene våre var klissvåte. ...

Poya Day, Last Day, Holiday, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Poya Day, Last Day, Holiday

A travel blog entry by tanirikiki

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... I did. Although I'm not sad to be returning to India today (let's be honest, I'm still looking forward to it), I appreciate everything Sri Lanka has brought me. The sights, the sounds, the smiles... All in all, lots of good memories. I'm headed to the ...

Apres la pluie le beau temps: euh non pas ici..., Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Apres la pluie le beau temps: euh non pas ici...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Lever a 7h30, nuit agitee a cause des moustiques qui ont reussi a s'infiltrer par les trous de la moustiquaire, et car j'avais chaud aussi, malgre le ventilo. Il fait beau, mais le ciel au dessus de la mer est charge... Rejoins Andy au restau de la guest ...

Sri Lanka: A Land like no Other.  7) Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka: A Land like no Other. 7) Kandy

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... at the Kandyan Art Association and Cultural Center.  These shows feature musicians and dancers in the traditional costumes of Sri Lanka performing regional dances.  Usually the shows end with a fire walker and fire eater demonstration. 4) Visit ...

Bronzette, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bronzette

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Reveil difficile vers 9 h, me leve vers 10h. Dehors il fait super beau c'est cool. Donne mes fringues a laver car elles puent du lavage a Tangalla, puis vais rejoindre Andreas au bar de la veille au soir. Bien sur il se remet a pleuvoir. Merde jsuis ...

beach break, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

beach break

A travel blog entry by woodlouse

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... sit down. In the afternoon I met up with a girl I met when I first travelled to Wasgamuwa. She is living in Sri Lanka with her boyfriend. We went to the wonderful Barefoot shop in Bambalapitya and then back to her flat, where I was treated to views ...

Sri Lanka: A Land like no Other. 4) Dambulla, Dambulla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka: A Land like no Other. 4) Dambulla

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... finished around 200 years ago, including over 1500 Buddha images.  As with most of the other ancient sites around Sri Lanka, Dambulla is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Most tourists who stop at Dambulla do so while traveling from Kandy to ...

Yala National Park, Tissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Yala National Park

A travel blog entry by woodlouse

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Yala National Park - jeep ...

Colours and flavours of Sri Lanka!, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Colours and flavours of Sri Lanka!

A travel blog entry by gabyfrancavilla

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Bloody rain, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bloody rain

A travel blog entry by alexhuchet

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The Hill Capital of Sri Lanka, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Hill Capital of Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by surfy_sarah

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... place! Only stayed there the night so I could see Anna, BJ & Ross before they flew out to Vietnam (they'd just spent 1wk in Sri Lanka & I wanted to get some tips, advice & their guide book off them!) Anyway, we went & treated ourselves to a Pizza Hut ...

Happy Anniversary Nan and Grandad!, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Happy Anniversary Nan and Grandad!

A travel blog entry by hollister

... cake. We later read that the sell by date was only valid if stored in a cool, dry place! I'm not sure those places exist in Sri Lanka! Was a good night all in all and although we went to bed so early we were still the last ones up! Saturday (my actual ...

“See, it gets back at you!”, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

“See, it gets back at you!”

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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Horas e horas a caminhar no deserto da cidade antiga de Polonnaruwa, ruínas de toda uma cidade com mais de novecentros anos de existência. Interessante mas fatigante. Especialmente se a decisão for fazer os 10 quilómetros a pé. Está um calor ...

Sri Lanka Here I come, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka Here I come

A travel blog entry by alexhuchet

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Today, I'm off to Sri Lanka and I will have to take 2 different flights as I have a connection in Chennai. I wanted to get the public transport as taxi to the airport where extortionate, all proportion kept off course. It turned out there was a bus going ...

Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by ben_anna_travel

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Sri Lanka.  A Land Like No Other.  12) The Beaches, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka. A Land Like No Other. 12) The Beaches

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... much of a destination as possible than be sedentary.   But for those who want a leisurely vacation on a tropical beach, Sri Lanka is an excellent destination.  It's home to a large number of beach hotels and ...

Catching up with Relatives, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Catching up with Relatives

A travel blog entry by melinaoatley

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... stay in hospital after a bad Asthma episode. He enjoyed a hair cut on the verandah at home. As usual my visit to Sri-Lanka involves catching up with the relatives. The family has spread to all over the world and get togethers are always an international ...

Colombo Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Colombo Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by warren.limbert

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... curtain was like. The carpet smelt horrid and you had to wear shoes as you did not want to walk bare feet on it. WELCOME TO SRI LANKA.  As you can imagine I was really down at that moment.    We slept for a couple of hours then went out ...

This is what paradise must be like!!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

This is what paradise must be like!!

A travel blog entry by surfy_sarah

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... at home here & if I came back I'd help out Emily in her restaurant & get free food! Excellent!! Anyway, next time I write I'll be in Thailand!!! As they say in Sri Lanka (in sinhala) - hari hari okumar hari (ok, ok, everything's ...

Ancient cities, elephants & sneaking into temples, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ancient cities, elephants & sneaking into temples

A travel blog entry by mattandnicole

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Ancient Cities With only a limited time in sri lanka we decided to get moving ASAP so after a huge breakfast of curries, bread and tea (of course) that came to about $1.50 we were off to see some temples. Being cheap we decided to ...

Up the hill and down again, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Up the hill and down again

A travel blog entry by garybarnes

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back to kandy!, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

back to kandy!

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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today i went back to kandy. good bye calm, sea and sun. hello crazy town! was quite a journey from arugam bay. first 2 hours in a tuktuk (still can't believe how it could fit two men, me and 3 backpacker bags), then 5 hours more in what i thought would ...

bye sri lanka, Negombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

bye sri lanka

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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bye sri lanka and hello again singapore! in 2 months i visited 5 countries. went to sri lanka with 2 nights accomondation at a guest house, no plans and a flight ticket leaving the contry 2 weeks later. ended up having such a good time that i extended my ...

diving course and cinnamon festival, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

diving course and cinnamon festival

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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in mirissa i realized i had way to much cash to spend just chilling by the beach during my last week in sri lanka. i read about this diving place offering the padi open water course, and very impulsive signed myself up for a 4 day course! me being a bit ...

local artists and giant turtles, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

local artists and giant turtles

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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... in the shop. i've visited other shops where they sold bags looking simular for over 1000 lkr per bag, so got a good deal. i've been to sri lanka a long time and also knew what you should pay for a dress, so got the price down quite a lot (even the lady ...

enrichment, Kegalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

enrichment

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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will try to get better bringing my camera showing what im doing as a volunteer at the elephant orphanage. today i managed to get some pics from "enrichment", the only time when elephants can walk around as they like without following the mahouts (the ...

biggest lunch ever, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

biggest lunch ever

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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today i said good bye to the guys ive been travelling with for a while. before their train to colombo we had the biggest lunch ever, including the amazing sizzling (had been craving my new favourite food since the day i left kandy about a week ago). this ...

The Cradle of Sri Lankan Buddhism, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Cradle of Sri Lankan Buddhism

A travel blog entry by whitewabbit

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... on the grounds that is over three-hundred feet tall. Akuna Buddha The Akuna Buddha statue is the tallest standing Buddhist statue in Sri Lanka. It stands about thirty-nine feet tall and is measures about ten feet across at the shoulders. The statue is ...

kadulla national park, Patthini Pedesa, Sri Lanka travel blog

kadulla national park

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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went on a safari where i saw hundreds of elephants, including many babies. our car also got hunted by an angry elephant for a while, quite scary but ...

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