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  • ColomboSee all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/Sri%20Lanka/Bentota%20and%20Columbo|here]]. Password is the same as for the blog. It was strange to be in a bustling city again after chilling at the coast for a while. Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | May 23, 2014
  • NegumboNegumbo was a practical choice as our flight to Bangladesh left at silly o'clock in the morning so we wanted to be close to the airport. The Guest house was fine and we spent a while sifting through the goodies Posted by gonetravelling in Travelling Jane and James 2014 | May 12, 2014
  • Mirissa(All the photos are available [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/Sri%20Lanka/Mirissa|here]]. Password same as for the blog) Mirissa reminds me of a remote Thai Island. There's a cool back-packer vibe, with ramshackle bars Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | May 4, 2014
  • UnawatunaUnawatuna was devestated by the Tsunami in 2004, and when the locals started to rebuild they went against government advice and built the hotels, guesthouses and restaurants right on the beach, close to the sea in an effort to secure Posted by gonetravelling in Travelling Jane and James 2014 | May 2, 2014
  • Tissamaharama(See all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/Sri%20Lanka/Yala%20National%20Park|here]]. Password same as for the blog) As soon as we set off in the morning, we knew it was going to be a day to remember. We were Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Apr 27, 2014
  • Ella(See all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/Sri%20Lanka/Ella|here]]. Password same as for the blog.) Only a short post this one as we were only there for the afternoon but the pictures are worth posting! Left Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Apr 27, 2014
  • Nuwara Eliya(See all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/Sri%20Lanka/Nuwara%20Eliya%20-%20Little%20England|here]]. Password same as for the blog.) Much like the drive up into the mountains and plantations in India, the drive Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Apr 27, 2014
  • KandySee all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/Sri%20Lanka/Kandy|here]]. Password same as for the blog. Our stay in the city of Kandy was quite brief. We arrived around lunch and headed straight to the Buddhist Toot Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Apr 25, 2014
  • MirissaThe guesthouses in Mirissa were more expensive that we imagined, and we spent an hour walking along the beach road trying to find somewhere that had wifi for under 3000rps (£15) a night and by the time we found the Posted by gonetravelling in Travelling Jane and James 2014 | Apr 24, 2014
  • TangalleTangalle beach is in many top ten beaches of the world lists so we couldn't resist taking a look. Getting off the bus a local immediately directed us down a road where all the guest houses were located. It was Posted by gonetravelling in Travelling Jane and James 2014 | Apr 24, 2014
  • Uda WalaweWe set off for Embilipitiya, having read it was a good base for the safari in Uda Walawe national park. Stupidly thought there would be guest houses lining the roadside and seeing none on the way into town we opted Posted by gonetravelling in Travelling Jane and James 2014 | Apr 24, 2014
  • Sigirya(See all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/Sri%20Lanka/Sigiria|here.]] Password the same as for the blog.) After negotiating our way through the bustling airport at Cochin, we were approached by an official sui Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Apr 23, 2014
  • Our Escape from Sri LankaWhen we booked our final hotel near Colombo airport we expected a nice, leisurely, uncomplicated journey to the airport in the morning to catch our flight to Beijing. Instead, we ended up fleeing an angry hotel manager, escaping in an Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 22, 2014
  • Under Budget!We are £36 under budget after our time in Sri Lanka!! We think this is worth a blog in itself! :-) Let's see if we can beat this in China! To be continued... Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 20, 2014
  • Train From Ella is Spectacular but Nothing Beats a Good TukAs we’re nearing the end of our time in Sri Lanka I thought I’d write about the different types of public transport we’ve experienced in the country. The main mode of tourist transport is the Tuk Tuk. Now if you Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 20, 2014
  • Happy New Year!!Luckily last Monday we got the chance to experience a real Sri Lankan New Year with some of the locals in the small village of Rekawa. As you may expect this is like no ordinary (ordinary as in Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 18, 2014
  • TissamaharamaA tuk tuk brought us to the Mihisara Lake View Guesthouse where we liked the look of the comfortable room and access to a washing line. We spent the remainder of the day catching up with our laundry and generally Posted by gonetravelling in Travelling Jane and James 2014 | Apr 17, 2014
  • And then she just whipped out my breasts!!!!Just a short one today but I thought I'd share this because I just can't believe it!! So I thought I'd try the famous Sri Lankan Ayurvedic massage today, it was very interesting to say the least!! I was Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 17, 2014
  • The Struggles of Being FemaleBloody typical isn’t it, it’s always us females that have to do all the work, look at those lazy male turtles, all they have to do is spend their whole lives relaxing in the sea, gently floating around without a Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 16, 2014
  • Sri Lanka - Buddhism and More===Negombo to Anuradhapura=== Our first night was in Negombo, which is a small coastal town with colourful fishing boats and palm fringe on its beach. The next morning we set off and stopped at the bustling fish market with its laden Posted by Chris Cox in Sri Lanka - Buddhism and More | Apr 15, 2014
  • Day 6This morning we started heading back towards Colombo. The Dambulla cave temple (another World Heritage Site) is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The entrance is overlooked by a large golden buddha [img=http://photos.t Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | Apr 15, 2014
  • Day 5It's the Tamil New Year's Day today - the holiday lasts 5 days and most people return to their families. We had a nice surprise when we went back to our room after breakfast. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/218372/tmp_DSCF0275-423309788.jpg thum Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | Apr 15, 2014
  • Culture Shock?While I was researching our trip I came across some articles on culture shock. Apparently a lot of travellers experience this early on in their travels. It was something that was always at the back if my mind Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 15, 2014
  • Day 4This morning we went on a Elephant ride. It costs about 20,000GBP to get an Elephant owners licence fom the government and they eat 250kg of food a day (grass, fruit etc)' so definitely not a cheap pet! I got a Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | Apr 14, 2014
  • Southern Sri LankaAs I lie here in my four poster, mosquito net covered, bed with my foot swollen to the size of a large king coconut I think to myself, is it all worth it?.... Hell yea!! And let me tell you Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 10, 2014
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