Nimnara Lake Sojourn
Travel Blogs from Anuradhapura
... Lagers and later had a communal dinner with other guests commencing with a nice soup followed by bbq 1/2 lobster, fish, prawns, rice, garlic beans, side salad and then chocolate crepes ... Don't know what it cost us but hey it tasted good! This morning we leave for the cultural triangle and the ancient city of Anuradhapura. Stopped on the way up and had roti with curried potato and onion and a ...
... for the great year they've had; I later worriedly asked if the boys were ACTUALLY being offered, and would they be ok, and my host laughed and told me yes, of course they would be fine. Arriving at my bnb I was greeted by Sunil, the guy I had spoken to earlier on the phone, who almost immediately asked if I wanted dinner. I like this guy. His wife cooked the most INSANE curry, including radishes, potatoes and loads of little poppadoms; FAR too much food for ...
... in English and very intelligent. He wanted to take me around the sights for free. I naturally refused, and he asked if he could walk with me and explain about Buddhism. I told him sure, and so started a great partnership. He wanted to talk, and talk he did, about the commercialism of his faith (Buddhism) the different sects evolving, the government corruption, the corruption in the temples, of greed, violence and assault. He bore his soul and inner ...
This week built itself around one of those wonderful chance meetings that I wish would happen more in 'real life' rather than only when travelling. On the train Anna and I were sat next to a Brit, an American and an Aussie. By the time we got off the train Dion, Karen, Chris and we had all ditched our previous plans in favour of spending the next few days together around the city of Anuradhapura. Anuradhapura (known to me and Anna as 'the A place' before we could pronounce it) is ...
After our arrival in a guest house called Charm Inn we met a friendly Dutch couple. During our conversation they mentioned their plans for the next day. They wanted to rent bikes and go around the sacred city of Anuradhapura by bike. We considered it to be a great idea and decided to follow them. The guest house´s owner promised us to look for bikes for us as well.
Then we had to run to our room and had a shower because mosquitos were ...
Other places to stay in Anuradhapura
Wasaladantha Mawatha , Anuradhapura | Hotelfrom $74
Wasasadantha Mawatha-Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura | Hotelfrom $83
New Town , Anuradhapura | 1 star hotelfrom $72
Puttalam Road, Pandulagama, Anuradhapura | 3 star hotelfrom $105
Old Town, Anuradhapura | 1 star hotelfrom $129
Galwala Road, Anuradhapura | 3 star hotelfrom $51