Nimnara Lake Sojourn
Travel Blogs from Anuradhapura
... day - Wilpattu National Park. After spotting many peacocks and monkeys, a few deer and iguanas, we finally spotted a sleeping leopard! He was sleeping in a tree with his limbs hanging down and not too far away. Then after driving through the forest we came to our hotel for a night's ...
... old capital" are spread over a large area so I got a tuk tuk and driver to take me around. And glad I did as I would have had to walk 30 – 40 km to see it all and that’s excluding the kms I would have walked going round and round in circles when I was lost.
It’s a Unesco site and home to many ancient Dagobas or Stupas. Most are huge – one (Jetavanarama Dagoba) used 93 million bricks to build (would keep the brickworks ...
... the spice shop!!
Dinner in the hotel where the crab fights Laura back and she ends up wearing it! Missing the entertainment as we are too busy munching we head back for an early night an the AC!
Wednesday 29th April
An earlier start to try and miss the heat when we climb Sigiria, makes me laugh how much gets lost in translation 2 hours and 1200 steps is interpreted as each way, however what a nice surprise to find that that’s ...
... next to him and gave him an almighty scare. Of course looking for someone to blame and not using logic he looked at me in rage as if I’d thrown something at him and started a hissing/growling at me, bearing his sharp teeth. I of course hurried on my bike and rode off in the opposite direction as fast as I could, he meant business. Monkey 2: Brodie 0.
The last leg of the route around the ruins is 1-2km ride on the main road through ...
... phone, gesturing for me to pose with them. I then asked if I too could get a picture, more out of confusion about what was going on than anything. Throughout my time there, a lot of children kept staring and giggling at me, pretending to walk off then hiding round corners to get a better look. I now know what it feels like for animals at a zoo. After a quick trip to the train station to book my tickets to Negombo on Friday, I took a cheap lunch at a chain ...
Other places to stay in Anuradhapura
Wasaladantha Mawatha , Anuradhapura | Hotelfrom $74
New Town , Anuradhapura | 1 star hotelfrom $72
Wasaladantha Mawatha, Anuradhapura | Hotelfrom $83
Puttalam Road, Pandulagama, Anuradhapura | 3 star hotelfrom $105
Old Puttalam Road, Old Town, Anuradhapura | 1 star hotelfrom $129
Galwala Road, Anuradhapura | 3 star hotelfrom $51