Itineraries – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka. It’s a destination becoming more and more popular with tourists as the years go by. Many are considering it one of the hottest destinations on the planet, and it’s not hard to see why. It’s India but on Valium. It’s not as big, there aren’t as many people, and therefore it is definitely …

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Sri Lanka and Tourism

Howdy folks. I thought I’d spare a few thoughts on Sri Lanka today. After this year’s visit in late March-early April, I’ve visited Sri Lanka twice, and I have to say it’s a wonderful destination in Asia. But – and here’s the warning – the secret is well and truly out! Visiting Sri Lanka in …

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First Taste – Kandy, Sri Lanka

I’m headed back to Sri Lanka in March, so time for a little, gentle reminiscing about my first town in the country. I didn’t fly in I should point out, I flew into the Negombo Airport which services Colombo, however the guesthouse I was staying organised a taxi for my wife and I all the …

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Kandy’s Temple of the Tooth

One of the most pleasant town’s in Sri Lanka is without a doubt Kandy. Up in the hills, it’s a great base for exploring the region and it also has plenty to see in town as well. There are plenty of great eateries and accommodation. But for Buddhists across Sri Lanka, the highlight must be …

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Train Journeys – Kandy to Colombo

It’s Thursday and I’m taking to the tracks again. This time I’m headed to Sri Lanka, a place I visited in early 2013 with my wife and we stayed about 10 days there, mostly in Kandy. We took just the one train trip whilst there, although more were planned, but that day turned out to …

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