Tissawewa Resthouse

Old Town, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka | 1 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Anuradhapura

Sri Lanka: A Land like no Other. 3) Anuradhapura

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger


A great opportunity available to any traveler to Ceylon is the chance to explore the country's rich history and extensive archeology. This post will be the first of several describing my visits to the ancient sites in Sri Lanka and highlights the oldest of these, Anuradhapura (it's pronounced just like its spelled). The city is a UNESCO World …

Si Lanka

A travel blog entry by rien


Namaste, The three hours busrite to Anuradhapura costed me 110 rp. I was picked up at the busstation by a three-wheeler and brought to hotel Boa vista. A clean hotel run by a Canadian-Sri Lankan couple. The location close to Tesa Wewa and the Royal Pleasure gardens is a bonus and there is a good view on the lake. The next day I hired a bicycle to …


A travel blog entry by deetour


... very respectful.

i also have a much clearer picture now of the 30 year civil war and the Tamil Tiger's reputation as terrorists ( which they were). It wasn't supported by all Tamils and yet it was supported by sections of all religious communities, so a complicated civil war.

We drove through some of the civil war area and houses are just abandoned and overgrown. There are electric fences to stop the elephants from stomping ...

Timeless as a kiss

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... I saw old ruined monk caves that had tenants 30 years ago, ruins let alone by people so that nature was claiming it back, I went to the oldest monastery where we mediated on a rock overlooking a pond under the guidance of a true minimalist monk living in the caves. I was able to see how they lived and got an introduction to walking meditation which I found much easier than the sitting kind. We saw turtles, snakes, eagles, kingfishers, horn bills, ...

I'm With Stupa

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... 10 people crammed up on us. One young boy might as well have been sitting in my lap. It was hot and stuffy and made Dennis feel claustrophobic. We rode like this for half an hour, then most of the schoolchildren disembarked. At least we actually had seats, but we are still going to try to avoid riding on the bus when school lets out during the rest of our time in Sri Lanka.

We made it to Anuradhapura in five hours. Anuradhapura is the ancient capital of ...

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This 1 star hotel, located on Old Town, Anuradhapura, is near Isurumuniya Rock Temple, Twin Baths (Kuttam Pokuna), and Coral Sanctuary.
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