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Travel Blogs from Habarana
... lakeside homestay with a really sweet family. The views were stunning, and collectively we feel rather fortunate (or should I say smug) to have found it. Once we arrive I set off again fairly quickly on my first solo mission of the trip, to walk up the towering Sigiriya Rock, probably the single most striking site in the whole of Sri Lanka. When I first arrived I got lost for about 15 minutes, but then, in a moment that epitomises how surreally wonderful travelling ...
... state of nirvana can be recognized by taking a look at 5 parts of Buddha´s body: eyes, lips, knees, right hand and feet. For example:
- Buddha resting: open
- Buddha passing away: semi-closed
- Buddha resting: neutral
- Buddha passing away: smiling
- Buddha resting: without space in between
- Buddha passing away: a little space in between
... due to the wet stairs and unbelievably steep incline and we're sure none of the 5,890 steps were there when Adam first arrived. We left for the mountain at around 3 AM and began our 2 1/2 hour hike straight up in the rain and cold. We actually talked about how at some points this was more difficult than Everest Base Camp. The crazy thing was that we were joined by countless devout Hindus, Christians and Buddhists of all ages (babies included) and many of them were ...
road again – Sri Lanka 30th Sept - 9th Oct
We didn't start out to come here, we were on our way to Costa Rica, it is lucky chance that brought us here but we are so happy it did as we love Sri Lanka, so the early name of the Island, Serendip, is most appropriate
After a pproximately 6 weeks in England for the usual “MOT” of doctor,dentist, optician etc and the much more enjoyable experience ...
... would be riding one! I was pretty scared to start with, just plonked on to this big basket on top of an elephant and told to dangle my legs over the side.. Urm NO!! But I got used to it very quickly and soon enough I was sat on its head! Strangest feeling ever but it enabled me to feed him bananas as we were strolling along which was awesome! I loved it and and it was really relaxing by then end, maybe sat on its head as were walking on ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting