Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

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Beware The Sea Pigeons!!, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Beware The Sea Pigeons!!

A travel blog entry by melandsam


... - it was like travelling with Afsheen, hehe! The drive was interesting though and gave us a whistle stop tour of what Sri Lanka is like; everyone bustling about, shops for laptops next door to carts selling coconuts, cows roaming free range on the ...

Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka travel blog


A travel blog entry by rayandpaul


Polonnaruwa, the second most ancient capital of Sri Lanka, dates back to King Vijayabahu I who reunited the country in 1070AD and shifted the capital. However, it is his grandson Parakramabahu I, who had extensive irrigation built (which to this day still ...

Lion Rock, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Lion Rock

A travel blog entry by bumihills


Today we headed to Sigiriya.  The drive took us more than 6 hours due to various stops and road work. Because of this we  climbed only part way up Sigiriya Rock to see the 1500 year old frescoes and fortress.  Unfortunately it was late in ...

Cricket at the SSC, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Cricket at the SSC

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins


... scoreboard, which serves as Colombo's venue for Test match cricket. It was fanastic to take my seat at the ground, but unfortunately, Sri Lanka had taken the game away from England on the [previous] third day, closing on 379-4, in reply to ...

accueilli a bopitiya, Bopitiya, Sri Lanka travel blog

accueilli a bopitiya

A travel blog entry by lucaseb


Arugam Bay - finally at the beach!, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka travel blog

Arugam Bay - finally at the beach!

A travel blog entry by aguas


EN: We decided to take the bus from Badulla to Arugam Bay, which ment going to Moneragalla and taking another bus from there.The first part of the trip went pretty well, although it was the bumpiest bus ride of our lifes, the road is crap and so are the ...

Tread Carefully Children, Ihalakotte, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tread Carefully Children

A travel blog entry by pablito


... sunrise with some lovely Aussies at Lipsnot Eats (that's another story) but the rest of the day descended into a compendium of why Sri Lanka is indeed not paradise, and ended in one of the most singularly disgusting towns I have ever had the misfortune of ...

Galle: reliving the days of past terror, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle: reliving the days of past terror

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip


The last day of our stay here I started to feel better, and got up early for a five mile walk to Galle to see some of the countryside, and get a feel for the surroundings and commune a bit with the local culture. As I was starting out I found Sudu ...

Day 138 Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 138 Colombo

A travel blog entry by willandclaire


... up some supplies for the day we passed a group of about 20 kids all lined up with their families watching. It's Sri Lanka's national holiday/full moon celebration/Good Friday and we think the children were celebrating with a race through the local ...

Going Troppo, Unamatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Going Troppo

A travel blog entry by timscott23


... morning to wake up to, with lily pads in the lake and a buffalo and many colourful birds to watch.  Like everywhere else in Sri Lanka so far, we would happily have spent many days here.   It is the first time our fruit breakfast has offered lime ...

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