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Travel Blog Part Six: Farewell Sri Lanka

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

As our time in Sri Lanka comes to an end and we look forward to the delights of India it's time to cast my mind back over the past two and a half months and sum up my impressions of this friendly and beautiful country. Please bear in mind that this is only my opinion here and personal opinion is highly subjective 🙂 Continue reading »
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Travel Blog Part Five: The Hill Country, Sri Lanka

Ella Gap, Sri Lanka

Moving on from the Ancient Cities we took some time out from the hurly burly of life on the road with a week on the quiet and lovely Mirissa Beach. Hey, travelling's hard work  sometimes...! Continue reading »
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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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Travel Blog Part Two: Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle FortMoving on from Unawatuna, our next stop is the historic and beautiful town of Galle. It's a gruelling journey of, oooh, 5kms tops. We actually took a rickshaw rather than the bus – a bit lazy perhaps but we are only talking a couple of quid here… Continue reading »

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Travel Blog Part One: Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Unawatuna, Sri LankaWelcome to my Travel Blog! Having struggled for the past few years with the old "why are we here?" question and the feeling that there must be more to life than the hum-drum 9 to 5 routine, I decided to take some serious time off to really think about it without the irritating distractions of work. Oh, and also to take some pictures. Continue reading »
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