Angsana

Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Giritale, Polonnaruwa.
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Travel Blogs from Polonnaruwa

Ancient City

A travel blog entry by luciecox on Aug 20, 2014

223 photos

... us instead of making themselves useful around the house.

We spend the day visiting the ancient ruins of Polo which are divided into 5 groups. The heat is at its highest so we decide to walk rather than cycle as we don’t think we can face even a small hill pedalling on a bike. We probably walk at least 10 kilometres in the whole day which seems a lot more with this weather. The pictures will give you a better description of what we saw. We meet a few other tourists here ...

Day 29

A travel blog entry by lou_sinton on Jun 22, 2014

9 photos

... part of the day was going to visit a Tamil lady who had fled from Batticaloa to Polonnaruwa with her family in 1985 due to the civil war. Because of her Down Syndrome daughter, the family often had to hide in the jungle, at risk of discrimination, violence and rape. Her husband lost his job and 'fell in the river' and died. The daughter was sent to many orphanages whilst the mother tried to ...

The Trip Story in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by roythexplorer on Jun 11, 2014

9 photos

... after we wait for 15 minutes they said the train is delayed for 30 minutes (in fact it was 1hour something), haha. When they said it’s delayed for another half an hour, Joy and I decided to go out and find food for our breakfast.

I tell you what...there is no cheap restaurant close to Mt. Lavinia Train Station, so may restaurants and one of them was the excellence restaurant from Trip Advisor but the price is sooooo crazy. Almost 20 ...

Turtles, leopards, pujas and food poisoning

A travel blog entry by tobyhb on May 27, 2014

... see such formidable creatures in the wild, and although you perhaps do not get as close as you might in a zoo, nothing can compare to seeing them free to roam in their natural habitat. Add to this the fact that many tourists can spend days at Yala without seeing a single leopard, and we felt very lucky to see five in one day.

Exhausted from the all-day safari, our bed was tempting, but we decided to get a tuk-tuk to nearby Kataragama, to watch the evening temple ceremony ...

Sri Lanka - 3 Days Kite surfing school

A travel blog entry by nick-young-1986 on May 26, 2014

5 comments, 15 photos

... my heart was racing. However being in a VW camper style van and being allowed to sleep in the back was fun!

Upon arriving at the school all my feelings changed. I felt so comfortable surrounded by some of the best natural beauty i have ever seen and people from all over the world.

I stayed in a tent on a beach surrounded my palms trees. It was like what i imagine a Honeymoon resort would be like. - Later to ...