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  • Negombo - Friday, 26 January 2018 - Australia DayHotel - the Wallawwa, Minuwangoda Road, Kotugoda - Room No 5. Happy Australia Day!! We went to bed very early last night and had a great sleep and were up bright and early and into breakfast by 7.20 am. There were Posted by gaddingabout in Ultimate Sri Lanka | Jan 28, 2018
  • Singapore - Colombo - Thursday, 25 January 2018Hotel - The Wallawwa, Minuwangoda Road, Kotugoda - Room 5 We boarded our flight to Singapore and on the way to the gate started chatting to two octogenerians who turned out to be part of our group. Eddie and Ron Posted by gaddingabout in Ultimate Sri Lanka | Jan 25, 2018
  • Sri Lanka==Safari in Uduwalawe== [img=https://photos.travelle Posted by Langeman in Langeman in Azie! | Dec 18, 2017
  • Buddha's ToothIt's a good thing I cam sleep through anything. There were no curtains on the windows and the dorm door is opaque, so light came in from both sides of the room. Street noise filtered through the window, although Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Aug 24, 2016
  • ElephantsI slept great last night! I checked out of the hotel with a bit of drama about me wanting to use a credit card (which they said I could use when I checked in), and left my luggage at the Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Aug 25, 2016
  • Swan BoatsI got up this morning and promptly headed out to forage for breakfast. On the way, I saw this amazing Buddhist church/temple/monastery/something. It was right in the middle of the city, but when you stepped inside the grounds, you felt Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Aug 19, 2016
  • Colombo for TouristsToday I woke up super-late for me for vacation- almost 8am!!! But since I couldn't get a tour and there's not a whole lot planned for today, that was fine. I packed my bag to leave at the hotel, and Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Aug 21, 2016
  • SCUBA!!When we finally arrived in Trincomalee, I was still tired. I just wanted a nap. I asked for a tuk tuk with a meter, having learned in Colombo that was smartest. But the guy said that there are none in Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Aug 22, 2016
  • Stairs, stairs, stairsI wasn't feeling fabulous when I woke up, although I certainly wasn't feeling nearly as bad as during the night. I packed, drank some water, and skipped breakfast. My driver picked my up promptly by 7 and we started out Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Aug 23, 2016
  • Departure and arrivalMy 20 minute flight from the airport second-closest to my home to the airport closest to my home was delayed by about an hour (after we got on the plane) so I got some good sleep. However, in order to Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Aug 18, 2016
  • Beautiful brideToday was the wedding! I got up super-early and walked to the hotel the wedding was at. The preparations involved hair and makeup, but then also the bride had to get put into her sari and decorated with jewelry, flowers Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Aug 20, 2016
  • You want Tuk-Tuk sir?That is the most heard phrase over the last 2 weeks in Sri Lanka. Everyone on every single street corner seems to be the proud owner of a Tuk-tuk (3 wheeled taxi) and even though they must have seen at Posted by reinder.prins in Athens to Australia, the scenic route | May 3, 2011
  • Snorkeling, surf, sandThe promised video cannot be delivered - yet. Finally excellent, uninterrupted WiFi and now device issues. I must have overtaxed my poor android phone the other night. After each video was loaded to my phone I would upload to YouTube Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Nov 10, 2017
  • Superb Sri LankaWell made it to Hikkaduwa on Sri Lanka last night after a three and a half hour plane ride and a two and a half hour transfer from the airport in Colombo. All this with the dreaded traveler's diarrhea which Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Nov 7, 2017
  • A long goodbyeToday was our last full day in Sri Lanka. We had 5 hours driving to do with some stops on the way. The first stop was to sample some more king coconut water, I still don't like it, instead I Posted by AmyHB in Our Honeymoon | Oct 4, 2017
  • Frankie says RelaxToday we were meant to be going to Yala National Park to see Leopards, unfortunately it is closed (for 6 weeks) so we couldn't go. We will have to come back to Sri Lanka another time! Instead we have had Posted by AmyHB in Our Honeymoon | Oct 3, 2017
  • We did not expect to see that!!Last night we had a preying mantis on the window of our hotel room. It was about 10cm long and stayed on the window for ages. There was also a gecko on our door when we got back from dinner. Posted by AmyHB in Our Honeymoon | Oct 2, 2017
  • All creatures great and smallThis morning started with a 4 course breakfast! Fresh fruit, corn flakes, croissants then what we had ordered. I had waffles and Robin had an omelette. We then got in the car and started the 4 hour journey down Posted by AmyHB in Our Honeymoon | Oct 1, 2017
  • A walk to the End of the WorldAnother early start this morning, out by 5am! We drove to Horton Plains and walked many (6) kilometers to see Worlds End, an impressive 750m cliff with amazing views over the valleys below. It is advised that you go early Posted by AmyHB in Our Honeymoon | Sep 30, 2017
  • Back to NatureA reasonable 8am start today following a good nights sleep at the Hill Top Hotel which was nice but a little basic. We drove out of Kandy and Ruan stopped at the top of a hill that overlooked the city Posted by AmyHB in Our Honeymoon | Sep 29, 2017
  • Travelling and TemplesA very early start. Arabian Adventures picked us up (yay!) at 4.45am (boo) and took us to Dubai Airport. Our flight was at 7.45am to take us to Colombo in Sri Lanka. Our driver 'Ruan' met us and we started Posted by AmyHB in Our Honeymoon | Sep 28, 2017
  • Sri Lanka - 2017Having spent an amazing holiday in Northern India back in 2014 thoughts for future trips had touched on Kerala in Southern India but we had a curiosity for the island of Sri Lanka and when it came to making a Posted by david.byne in New Territory | Sep 20, 2017
  • Farewell words and picturesA country of extreme poverty with oxen-drawn wagons and the most basic of bicycles and bicycle repair shops to match, but widespread cellphone ownership and coverage on the most distant of mountain tops. All over the place, new buildings are Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Sep 3, 2017
  • KandyWhile we were in Sri Lanka we decided to take a steam train, from Colombo's Fort Station, to the UNESCO Heritage site in Kandy, Sri Lanka to explore the last capital of the Sinhalese monarchy, which was established in 543 Posted by 2seniortraveler in Adventures by 2seniortraveler | May 7, 2015
  • ColomboStep into the Vibe of Cosmopolitan Colombo [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/911772/large_43021. Posted by 2seniortraveler in Adventures by 2seniortraveler | May 7, 2015
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