Address: Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Polonnaruwa

The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa

A travel blog entry by bumihills on Dec 02, 2014

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... during the 8th century, became the capital. The conquering Cholas constructed monuments to their religion (Brahmnism), and especially temples to Shiva where fine bronze statues, today in the Museum of Colombo, were found. The reconquest of Ceylon by Vijayabahu I did not put an end to the city's role as capital: it became covered, after 1070, with Buddhist sanctuaries, of which the Atadage (Temple of the Tooth Relic) is the most ...

Elephant Safari

A travel blog entry by datkins506 on Oct 19, 2014

14 photos

... prepared from scratch in the village. Earthen floored hut, open wood fire, small cast iron pots and a stone slab and roller, yet the lass was able to show us how to remove the husk from the coconut and crack the nut for the milk to cook with; then shred the coconut and made the best spicy coconut salad. We also ate their last seasons rice, dhal and assorted other delicacies served on a lotus leaf supported by a wooden plate. We could not get enough. ...


A travel blog entry by offonourown2 on Jul 20, 2014

50 photos

... said yes come and leave all your bags safely in my shop so you can go to the temples!

We love Asia for this!

So with Becki perched on the front seat with our driver Harvinder (a very cheery fellow who kept singing "one way ticket") and Josh, Jody and Bryan squashed in the back we set off on a very tight schedule to get our tickets - with Harvinder singing one way ticket all the way there!

The Temples were quite ...

The Trip Story in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by roythexplorer on Jun 11, 2014

9 photos

... thinking to take a shuttle bus to Johor Bahru then Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur but I changed my mind because it was already 17.00hrs, where all the workers/employees from Johor Bahru dismissed. I could be stuck for more than 3 hours and I dont wanna spend much time there. So if you planning to do this, you should go before 16:00hrs if you plan to leave Singapore to Malaysia, early morning (5am to 7am) from Malaysia to Singapore. During this time, ...

The blog is can mean only 1 thing

A travel blog entry by carjack83 on May 30, 2014

So 10 months later, the blog is reactivated as I'm back to Hambantota for a week. I wasn’t going to, but now that I’m here, it’s a natural thing to do. Although saying that, this may be the only one….who knows!

There is always some story to tell about the journey down to Hambantota. This time it was the realization that, 50kms in, we may be walking the rest of the journey. We had stopped ...