Sri Lanka

Negombo Beach and Sightseeing

Negombo Beach and Sightseeing

The change in weather had spoiled our plans to go diving and sunbathing on the south coast of Sri Lanka so we decided to head back to Negombo to give this place a second look (it was our first stop in Sri Lanka) and to see if the clouds would clear for us. We decided […]

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Sri Lanka Two to Three Week Itinerary

Sri Lanka Two to Three Week Itinerary

Sri Lanka is set to be one of the up and coming travel destinations over the coming decade now that the civil war and violence are a thing of the past.  Get planning your trip to this special country that for years has been overshadowed by its overbearing neighbour – India. Basics Sri l Lanka […]

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Getting to Mirissa from Ella

Getting to Mirissa from Ella

We had enjoyed the cool air and mountain views of Ella, but it was now time to get back to sea level and hopefully a bit of sun. Ella is in the centre of Sri Lanka high in the mountains and the journey down to the coast was going to take around five to six hours […]

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Visiting Galle in a Day

Visiting Galle in a Day

Visiting Galle in a day by bus from Mirissa (or Columbo) If you get fed up Mirissa beach (who would) or want a change of scenery there is plenty to occupy you within an hours bus ride of Mirissa.   We had mistakenly sunbathed sans protection the day before as the sky was filled with […]

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Sri Lanka: Mirissa Whale Watching

Sri Lanka: Mirissa Whale Watching

One of the main reasons to visit south Sri Lanka is for the Mirissa whale watching. Every guest house and shop on the main road will be able to sell you a boat tour, but it pays to shop around as whale watching experiences vary in price.  We found most wanted to charge 3000 -4000 LKR […]

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