Monthly Archives: October 2012

Travel Blog Part Four: The Ancient Cities, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya

North of the hill country are the Ancient Cities - a collection of historical sites including the 'face' of Sri Lanka: Sigiriya, whose picture appears on almost every travel brochure and advertisement for the country. Does it, can it ever, live up to the hype...? Continue reading »
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Travel Blog Part Three: Kandy, Sri Lanka

KaduganawaFrom Galle we took two trains - the first to Colombo and the second from there to Kandy. The Colombo to Kandy route is touted as being a very scenic journey, and they aren't kidding. For the last hour or so the train winds its way along ridges, through tunnels and under towering rocks far above valleys of rice paddies and villages, with receding mountains in the distance. Continue reading »

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