Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

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the ancient city, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

the ancient city

A travel blog entry by leendunc

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We're on the bus south to Dambulla, still within the city limits but already sensing an easing of tension and a lifting of clouds.  An unfamiliar mixture of emotions that clashes with the sight of butterflies as they migrate to the mountains. ...

Tissamaharama & Yala National Park, Yala National Park, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tissamaharama & Yala National Park

A travel blog entry by salcat

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Coming ...

Tea and scones, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tea and scones

A travel blog entry by lindasmejkal

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Tea, clotted cream, strawberries and scones are served on the veranda of the Amagalla Hotel at three p.m. every day. Scones were "lovely" and the setting fit for the ...

An in-reef swimming pool!, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

An in-reef swimming pool!

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... sat there watching the lighted fishing boats out on the horizon. I told Estela that I didn’t know there were lightening bugs in Sri Lanka, and she told me that she was positive that there was at least one. Estela is the master of safe bets. We ...

Discovering the Lost City, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Discovering the Lost City

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins

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For well over a thousand years, the history of Sri Lanka was essentially the history of Anuradhapura.  Situated almost at the very centre of the island's northern plains, the city rose to prominence very early in the development of Sri Lanka, and ...

back in Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka travel blog

back in Kandy

A travel blog entry by hornuts

I'll try to post an update soon... in the meantime I've managed to get some photos online, check my flickr page to see the photos and some writeups http://www.flickr.com/photos/hornuts From there click on the "September 2007 set".  I'll try to ...

Sri Lanka - Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Nuwara Eliya

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... we met with our tuk-tuk driver who took us back to Nuwara Eliya. Our schedule was pretty tight in that moment (basically since we landed in Sri Lanka we have been struggling with lack of time). At 11.45 we were back in our hostel. At 12.30 we were already ...

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

Beware The Sea Pigeons!!

A travel blog entry by melandsam

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... - 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

Polonnaruwa

A travel blog entry by rayandpaul

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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

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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 ...

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