- Living on the EdgeAlain and I arrived in Sri Lanka to a warm welcome in Negombo, a small city close to the Colombo airport. We were greeted at our guesthouse by Pathoum (pronounced 'Pa-toom') who scooped up our bags and told us Posted by Travelosophy in Views from the Road | Feb 15, 2013
- The backwaters and Sri LankaWe are currently staying in our nicest hotel yet as a treat after a disappointing first few days in Sri Lanka. We arrived delayed as there was such heavy rain in Colombo it meant we couldn't initially land, and then Posted by RozandRob in The Trip | Jan 28, 2013
- Long journey north![sub][/sub]Picking up where I left off..... a woke up a bit of a sore head from the night before. I walked into town to grab some food and to look at the prices for a tour up north. I Posted by LukeEllis in The journey of a thousand miles | Jan 27, 2013
- The single step!Well here we go! I'll try my best to make the blog interesting because anyone that knows me well will know that I don't have a very wide range of vocabulary! Here goes.........
So the build up began in London where Posted by LukeEllis in The journey of a thousand miles | Jan 21, 2013
- Sri LankaI flew from Myanmar to Sri Lanka passing back through Bangkok airport. I saw this sign and thought it was so hilarious. Notice the reception area for Buddhist monks. Only in Southeast Asia!!
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/426759/large_DSC00184 Posted by kendallwallace in Wanderlust Wallace | Jan 17, 2013
- The Cave Temples of DambullaAfter Sigiriya, our next stop was Dambulla, a fairly big town in the Central Province of Sri Lanka, about 30min south of Sigiriya by car and about 70km north of Kandy. Dambulla is famous for the Cave Temple, a world Posted by arunbaliga in Arun Baliga@Travellers Point | Jan 3, 2013
- Sri Lanka an amazing land of vast natural beauty.We touched down at Colombo Airport at around 3.30am and were quickly through customs. There is an official taxi desk inside the airport so we arranged for a driver to take us to Colombo Fort railway station at a cost Posted by StephenJen in Stephen & Jen | Dec 31, 2012
- Sigiriya Rock FortressSigiriya rock fortress is a 5th Century AD fortress built on a large rock in the central Matale district (Central Province, Sri Lanka - about 20km from Dambulla town). The fortress had served as the capital for a short period Posted by arunbaliga in Arun Baliga@Travellers Point | Dec 21, 2012
- Arrival in Sri Lanka & off to SigiriyaArrived on 6th Dec @ the Bandaranaike Airport (CMB, about 15km from Negombo town, Sri Lanka) around afternoon via a short flight from India. Got my USDs converted to LKR at a Bank counter near the Airport exit. Also purchased Posted by arunbaliga in Arun Baliga@Travellers Point | Dec 21, 2012
- Travel planning for Sri Lanka from IndiaThe visa part....
Tourists travelling to Sri Lanka can use the online Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) mechanism to obtain the visa. A 30 day double entry visa costs 10 USD for SAARC tourists whereas it is 20 USD for other countries. Posted by arunbaliga in Arun Baliga@Travellers Point | Dec 15, 2012
- About Road To Sri Lanka Tours
The mission of Road To Sri Lanka Tours is to provide unique, tours and travel experiences, for a niche marke Posted by RoadtosrilankaT in Travel To Sri Lanka | Dec 10, 2012
- Sri LankaSri Lanka is an island country. It's located south east of India and surrounded by the Maldives, the Palk Strait, and the Gulf of Mannar. The population is 20,277,600. The land area is 25,332 sq miles. The GDP per capita Posted by JPalmer15 in My World Trip | Oct 24, 2012
- Travelling across Sri Lanka with friendsWe wake early yet again at 6.30 am we set off on day 4 of our tour of Sri Lanka. Our final day will see us head towards Galle to visit Galle fort, see the tsunami memorial and visit a Posted by SCorbett in Travelling across Sri Lanka with friends | Oct 20, 2012
- Travelling across Sri Lanka with friendsWell it's day 3 of our tour and we are up early again 6.30 am and the sun is already shining.
Today we are all excited as we are off to the hill country to pick some tea ans see how Posted by SCorbett in Travelling across Sri Lanka with friends | Oct 20, 2012
- Travelling across Sri Lanka with friendsWell after a stormy night morning arrived greeting us with blazing sunshine and at 6 am we set off on route to Kandy.
Our first stop was at a spice garden where we were greeted by our guide who walked us Posted by SCorbett in Travelling across Sri Lanka with friends | Oct 19, 2012
- Travelling across Sri Lanka with friendsOur day starts early, a 4 am pick up from our hotel, as we sleepily embark on our 4 day tour of Sri Lanka.
As we bed down in our mini bus for the 3 hour journey to pinnewala elephant orphanage, Posted by SCorbett in Travelling across Sri Lanka with friends | Oct 14, 2012
- Travelling across Sri Lanka with friendsAs we sit and relax on our balcony facing the Indian Ocean drinking gin and tonic we reminisce about what a glorious day it has been.
We were awakened this morning by the sound of the ocean waves crashing onto Posted by SCorbett in Travelling across Sri Lanka with friends | Oct 3, 2012
- Saturday 29th September 2012Monday 24th September we thought we would walk into town to check it out during the day. It was very busy, but everyone is still very friendly, a local man was chatting to us about the cricket. While we Posted by jenniatkins in RTW Trip :) | Sep 29, 2012
- Sunday 23rd September 2012The last couple of days in Mount Lavinia we didn’t really do anything worth writing about, just chilled out. Then on the 21st September it was time to say goodbye to the very first room of our trip and make Posted by jenniatkins in RTW Trip :) | Sep 23, 2012
- Sri Lanka and the MaldivesOn my first morning in the Maldives I was chatting to the 21 yr old son of the family I was staying with:
Me: "I hear there's quite a big drug problem here?"
Him: "Yeah.... I actually used to be an addict. Posted by carlswall in 2wyvernsonmychest | Jun 26, 2010
- Tuesday 18th September 2012Well it's been a mad couple of days so thought I better do my first blog entry.
We got our plane out of Heathrow Airport on 15th Sept '12 after searching everywhere in the departure lounge for a TV to try Posted by jenniatkins in RTW Trip :) | Sep 18, 2012
- Sri Lanka[[http://s1055.photobucket.com/albums/s507/colinandleah1/Sri%20Lanka/|Click here]] to view our photos from site-seeing in Sri Lanka.
Like India, experiencing Sri Lanka can be somewhat of a sensory overload. The cities are alive with with tuk-tuks and Posted by colinandleah in Itchy Feet | Sep 5, 2012
- Negombo, Colombo? Egal, ich bin der King of the Congo!Ich hole mein Gepaeck ab. Alles fein soweit. Die Gegend schaut ganz nett aus. Jetzt erstmal kurz checken wo ich pennen kann. Da kommt so ein verplanter Franzacke auf mich zu der ausschaut wie Dracula mit seiner Blut unterlaufenen Iris, Posted by cabdragon in Welcome to FlyKai | Aug 13, 2009
- Vermeer...In the evening after getting up (it was the first shut-eye after two and a half days) I'll have my first beer and something to eat. The first beer is always something special. Lion Lager Beer. Das verleiht dir taaaatzen, Posted by cabdragon in Welcome to FlyKai | Aug 14, 2009
- Sherry Sherry Lady - oder Homosexualität in Sri LankaMal wieder im Sherry Land gewesen mit Mogli dem Surfer und natuerlich hab ich auch die Hollaender wieder getroffen. Gut gewesen, Bier getrunken, Spass gehabt. Die Hollaender gehen, Kai ble Posted by cabdragon in Welcome to FlyKai | Aug 15, 2009