Ratnapura

Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

Travel Blogs from Ratnapura

Ratnapura Travel Blogs (28)
Mineral Samples, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mineral Samples

A travel blog entry by gingerjazz

... to mention the fact that I couldn't trust anyone in this town to give me a fair price.  All the same, I still wanted a sample from Sri Lanka. The shop was on the way back to the bus station from town. It was in an old building set back from the road, ...

Kottawatta Village, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kottawatta Village

A travel blog entry by couillard

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... one night we might choose to leave. Upon our departure, we had to pay for our 2 suppers which totalled 50.00$ very expensive for Sri Lankan standards. We sort of expected that, but they also added 25% taxes and then tried to make us pay room and board for ...

Are we there yet?, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Are we there yet?

A travel blog entry by couillard

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This morning we left Misty Hills cottage a little earlier due to our noisy neighbours. A group of 6-8 Arabic men, all staying in the same cottage arrived last night and were really loud. The noise could be heard when we were in the house and they were on ...

Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

A travel blog entry by couillard

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Unesco declared the Sinharaja Forest Reserve a world heritage site in 1989. We hired a local guide and left the Manor at 7:00 am. Our driver took us as close to the entrance as possible but the road was in bad shape and he doesn't have the vehicle ...