Travel Blogs from Colombo
On arrive à Colombo en fin d'avant-midi en autobus. Colombo est la capitale du Sri Lanka avec une population de 2.2 millions. On voulait arriver ici pour le 8 janvier, jour de poya (pleine lune) et dernière journée du Duruthu Perahera. Le Perahera est une procession bouddhiste avec des danseurs, des musiciens, des joueurs de tambours et des élé …
Sri Lanka (from the Sanskrit श्री लंका “Venerable Island”), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka ; known as Ceylon before 1972 and as Taprobane in ancient times, is an island country in South Asia, located about 31 kilometres (19.3 mi) off the southern coast of India. …
Day 2 : Thursday 25th December 2008 Colombo, Sri Lanka We landed at 8am - or was it?? - which is 2am Dublin time..... and we still had a full day to go. Very easy passport control and the armed security guard came over to say Merry Christmas as we waited for Christine and her non-swipe old style passsport. Had a bit of a wait for the bags - ok, …
The train journey straight through to Kandy would have been too much for us in one hit so we have decided to stop off in Colombo at the Renuka hotel to have a night of comfort - our room has television, hot water and bath tub!
... from Kandy to Ella – incredible scenery through jungle, tea plantations, rice paddies and forest. We spent three days in Ella – a beautiful sleepy town in the central highlands surrounded by tea plantations with great walks (including good walks along the train tracks – not as dangerous as it sounds as the speed limit for trains is 15k/hr) and amazing views.
We did a day trip from Ella to the Horton Plains national park and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking