Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

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Elephants!, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog


A travel blog entry by bengamble


Alright, I know I always apologize in advance for sloppy posts, but it's because I never have time to write them all and Liz and I only hit up internet once or twice a week.  Now that I said that, you understand why I'm going to apologize again, ...

The kindness of Canadians, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

The kindness of Canadians

A travel blog entry by cathonaventure


... and saucers. I love being in a place where they know how to make tea. We are, after all, in tea country now, Sri Lanka’s "hill country." We followed back alleys off the main downtown streets to check out the commerce there and found a busy ...

Trincomalee, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka travel blog


A travel blog entry by warren.limbert


... a huge low pressure weather system was coming in from the east and it hung around for days dropping huge amounts of water on Sri Lanka once again causing even more flooding. We were starting to get worried as we had heard that the Trinco to Colombo train ...

Tumultuous Trinco, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tumultuous Trinco

A travel blog entry by redsetter


... Daniel, who I'd met during my stay in Varkala.  So much less scary with a travelling companion.   First impressions of Sri Lanka: Basically a cleaner, more orderly, more advanced, and a lot less hectic version of India.  I liked it. The ...

Approaching Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka travel blog

Approaching Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by pete-r

... ; E 83° 08.9' A windy day. Was confined to the lee side (starboard) for my walk and spent most of the day reading, although I did sit out for a while mid-afternoon. Could see lighthouses and coastal towns in southern Sri Lanka in the evening. ...

Sad fishermen stories, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sad fishermen stories

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

I liked it so much here that I decided to stay on longer. I got to know the fishermen a bit better and they all had stories about the day the tsunami came and they lost their loved ones and their homes. One man found his father in a tree many miles ...

The hill train, Haputale, Sri Lanka travel blog

The hill train

A travel blog entry by joaopisco


De Ella para Haputale, diz que se deve apanhar o comboio. As vistas sobre as plantações de chá são absolutamente... merecedoras de viajar de comboio em vez de autocarro. É o que dizem. É o que vou ver. A primeira coisa que vi foi um comboio ...

Two Weeks in Sri Lanka, Negombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Two Weeks in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by hoffs2ctheworld


... better than mine!!! The only culture shock we had was the rise in price for us tight budgeted backpackers. Arriving directly from Sri Lanka's big neighbour India, we really noticed the hiked up tourist prices. Transport costs were very cheap but food, ...

Back to Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Back to Colombo

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

We packed and got the bus to Nanu Oya, where loudspeakers were playing music loudly through the village, and where we bought lots of lentil wadhas to eat on our train journey. We travelled first class to Colombo in the observation car. In Colombo we ...

Le boulot me manque.... , Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Le boulot me manque....

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

... . Puis sommes alles dans un bar ou on est allonges sur des coussins a ecouter du reggae et boire des mojitos, mes premiers au Sri Lanka! Rentre vers 23h30, lecture et dodo. Reveil ce matin vers 9h, sous le soleil, prends direct un bus local a 9 ...

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