Things to See and Do in Polonnaruwa

Things to See and Do in Polonnaruwa

We nearly missed the sights of Polonnaruwa, off our tour of Sri Lanka, after the disappointing trip to Anaradhapura we’d done a few days earlier.  We are so glad we didn’t, this place is awash with history and wonderful relics, making it another worthy UNESCO listing. Polonnaruwa Sights by Bus from Dambulla No tuk tuk for our trip […]

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My Travel CV: Two Bad Tourists

My Travel CV: Two Bad Tourists

We’re excited to launch our first My Travel CV interview with a great couple of guys from the USA.  The travel bloggers have been keeping us interested sharing tips about their own around the world trip. Here Two Bad Tourists tell us about their love of wine, why they write a travel blog, an awful experience […]

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Dambulla Caves and Sigiriya

Dambulla Caves and Sigiriya

After the disappointment of  Anuradhapura we headed for the next leg in our Sri Lankan cultural triangle tour heading to see  Dambulla Caves and Sigiriya and hoped for a more inspiring visit, before our planned trip to Kandy. Getting the Bus from Anuradhapura to Dambulla You need to get to the old bus station in Anuradhapura […]

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Anuradhapura Sights

Anuradhapura Sights

Anuradhapura is the ancient capital of Sri Lanka and was the seat of power here between 380BC and 1100BC.  As a result this area and the other points of the cultural triangle, Dambulla, Sigiria and Pollonawura are rich in historical monuments and temples. The town of Anuradhapura is split in two, the new town in […]

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Sri Lanka: Bus from Negombo to Anuradhapura

Sri Lanka: Bus from Negombo to Anuradhapura

Getting around Sri Lanka is easy, the island is relatively small, you can hire cars, bikes and rickshaws or make use of the bus and train network.  You may find some of the transport options we considered and researched help with your own Sri Lanka travel planning. Transport Options for Getting Around Sri Lanka We […]

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