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  • Arugam Bay and BatticaloaArugam Bay certainly provided us with the perfect place to relax and recharge! The beach stretched out far in both directions and we enjoyed walking, swimming, surfing and just chilling in many spots along the way. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.co Posted by denis.lynelle in Lynelle & Denis | Aug 20, 2015
  • So long CeylonYesterday on Mirissa we got a taste of the Sri Lankan monsoon. The heavens opened, lightning started and the mighty Thor started banging in the heavens above us. The ground shook and it was all very exciting to be honest. Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Aug 18, 2015
  • Life's a beachWe left the wonderful Haputale a couple of days ago and took a taxi to Mirissa. In fairness we'd snookered ourselves a little regarding transport out of there. We could have done a marathon journey by taking a few Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Aug 15, 2015
  • Down from the hillsIt turns out that Haputale is nothing like Ella. Ella is a one horse town compared to the bustling metropolis of Haputale town. Nestled in amongst a couple of mountains it's a hive of activity - streets full of people Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Aug 12, 2015
  • Final days in Vietnam and on to Sri LankaFrom Chau Doc, we travelled by sleeper bus to HCMC, which took about 7 hours. Unfortunately we were dropped off in District 5 which was about 10 km from the centre of town. Lynelle was just sorting out the buses Posted by denis.lynelle in Lynelle & Denis | Aug 12, 2015
  • They call it mellow EllaArugam Bay was an experience. A funny spot and quite unlike anywhere else in Sri Lanka. There again I think I might have said that about a few places over here. Leaving Arugam Bay Caroline hustled a lift with a Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Aug 10, 2015
  • Arugamma go my wayWe arrived in Arugam Bay after taking three different buses in quick succession from Polonnoruwa. Our last morning in Polonnoruwa saw us visit a local wood carving factory. Now I'm not big on wooden elephants or Sri Lankan masks so Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Aug 6, 2015
  • There's great drying in PolonnaruwaAt the halfway mark of our Sri Lankan trip we've landed in Polonnaruwa. There's not much to the town so don't come here if you want to have a party. On the other hand if you'd like to see some Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Aug 4, 2015
  • The long haul southIt was our last day in Jaffna yesterday so we hired the same tuk-tuk drivers again. Two nice fellas - one Hindu chap and the other a Christian. Our first stop was a Hindu temple that we've passed by a Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Aug 2, 2015
  • The north wind blowsYesterday we arrived in Jaffna after a couple of days in Anuradaphura. The first guesthouse we stayed in was more like a ghost house - no other travellers and no staff that we could see. It turns out that the Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Jul 31, 2015
  • On the road again.Last night in Kandy. We took a good look around the city during the day and then we dined in the equivalent of an Indian McDonald's -full on veggie food- we spent about 1200 rupees on the whole lot. That's Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Jul 28, 2015
  • It's like KandyWe spent three days in Negombo and delightful they were. Day two saw us take a trip to Negombo beach which was less than impressive. A big rip tide and two drownings occurred the day before we were there. The Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Jul 26, 2015
  • Our penultimate blogSo, our two weeks in Sri Lanka have been wonderful. After flying into Colombo we met with a cousin and stayed with him and his wife on Crow Island north of the city bussle. The sunset across the ocean from Posted by LesLegumes in Indian travels and a Sri Lankan sojourn | Jul 26, 2015
  • Negombo vibes! After about 23 hours of travel we eventually made it to our first destination. The flights worked out pretty well - we had t Posted by goldenmaverick in There and back again | Jul 23, 2015
  • Travel Sri Lanka==Travel Sri Lanka== Sri Lanka is world famous for its Nature, Culture, and for amazing Locations where you can enjoy, cities like Colombo– there are so many things to see and do here that you will find it incredibly hard to Posted by philipptours in Travel Sri Lanka | Jul 22, 2015
  • Moments and Happiness [i]It is late evening and I can feel the air blowing through my window. I m listening to romantic piano tune as I w Posted by Fazz2aysha in honeymoon | Jul 6, 2015
  • God's Prophet's and their TesticlesProphets. God’s and their Testicles My Travelthon exposed me to an interesting fact , the unique co- relation between prophets , god’s and their body parts . Everywhere i went some temple , mosque , mazar ,stupa or religious place was Posted by Anuj Tikku in Tikku's Travelthon | Jul 3, 2015
  • The Kawadi CremonyThe Kawadi Ceremony On the way to Trichnapali from Jaffna i was amazed to see a truck coming towards my car blaring spiritual music which sounded like an arti . It was well decorated with photographs of goddess Durga painted on Posted by Anuj Tikku in Tikku's Travelthon | Jun 30, 2015
  • columbo to jaffna by roadColumbo to Jaffna by Road Got up early today the driver arrived on time around eight in the morning . I had my trip planned by the staff at the Regent Hotel it is an eight day road journey Posted by Anuj Tikku in Tikku's Travelthon | Jun 28, 2015
  • Roaring SrilankaReached in the afternoon by the Air India Flight to the capital of Srilanka Columbo , where i was picked up by the Cab driver from the Regent Hotel . I had booked the hotel on booking.com .Trip Advisor had Posted by Anuj Tikku in Tikku's Travelthon | Jun 26, 2015
  • NilaveliSo here it is, the last blog of the trip from India and Sri Lanka. There will probably be one from Amsterdam as we are spending three days there with our niece. It is sad to be winding down our Posted by Bigstick333 in Tea and Spice Tour | Apr 16, 2015
  • Sri Lankan Ancient Cities - Dambulla, Sigiriya, PollonaruwaOur four days visiting the Ancient cities were some of the highlights of our trip. The days weren't filled with too many activities but the places we went to and the scenery we saw were just amazing. I know I Posted by Bigstick333 in Tea and Spice Tour | Apr 14, 2015
  • KandyAfter stopping at World's End we headed to Kandy. Kandy is situated pretty much in the middle of Sri Lanka and is the third largest city behind Colombo and Jaffna, which is in the north. Kandy is important in the Posted by Bigstick333 in Tea and Spice Tour | Apr 11, 2015
  • Haputale and Horton Plains National ParkThe next stop on our fabulous trip was Haputale, which is located in the Central district, also known as the highlands. For being an Island country, Sri Lanka has a big diversity in scenery. From the beach to mountains in Posted by Bigstick333 in Tea and Spice Tour | Apr 10, 2015
  • Galle and UnawatunaIt is getting to the end of our trip and I am behind about a week and several stops. The internet over the last few days has been hit and miss. I will be combining a couple of the stops, Posted by Bigstick333 in Tea and Spice Tour | Apr 8, 2015
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