Travel Blogs from Dambulla
... 187 from outside of the airport, but when I asked security at the arrival hall he directed me to take Highway Bus from parking lot of Bandaranayake Airport. When you walk through the arrival gate, you will see there are buses parking and open the door. Just see where everybody’s going with their backpack or sometimes suitcase, then you ask or follow them. It was raining when I arrived, the information and sign wasn’t so clear about the highway ...
... in offering to the Buddha and spoke to some local villagers. We then walked through the village, stopping at various points to have tea or different Sri Lankan snacks. On Vesak, it is tradition for families to cook food that is then shared, free of charge, with the local community. I tried several varieties of tea, and strange kind of savoury fudge, which I cannot work out if I like.
We walked on through the village, until we reached the riverbank, and Nimal and a friend ...
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By all accounts this sent Kassapa into a Joffrey like rage and he had his father arrested and then plastered alive into a wall near a lake. While still admiring his handywork it dawned on him that 2 wives, a half brother and a large city of angry Buddhists would probably have him executed so he fled to Sigiriya and built a citadel with the lion rock in the middle, 375 metres high.
To beat the heat ...
Enter the end all and be all of what I have come to define as the best experience while traveling.... the interaction that holds most resonance after I get back home ............befriending the fellow backpacker.
The epitome of living in the here and now is the backpacker. Living with only a bag of necessities on their back, itineraries at the mercy of whimsical decisions, and ...
... some "pumpin jams") and stayed in his house with his brother, sister, sister in law and nephew. There is really not much going on in the city so,Mr. Marley and I went out for dinner, picked up some arrak and went to a hostel to meet some French people and locals. On our way back to his hostel we heard a terribly loud noise that scared the **** outta me. We later found out that someone had set off a landmine. The next day bob ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting