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Sri Lanka: Mirissa Whale Watching

March 25, 20137 Comments

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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Sightseeing by Scooter in Ella

March 22, 20133 Comments

After our memorable train journey we got down to business in Ella and went in search of somewhere to stay and plan our Ella sightseeing itinerary.  Like most of the smaller places here in Sri Lanka there is absolutely no sense in booking ahead unless you are staying in one of the more expensive luxury […]

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Train from Kandy to Ella via Nuwara Eliya

March 18, 201312 Comments

The Best Train Journey in Sri Lanka and possibly the World? The train from Kandy to Ella, in Sri Lanka, is supposed to be one of the most scenic and beautiful journeys in the world. If you’re a regular reader of our travel blog you’ll know we are both particularly fond of train travel and […]

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Kandy Elephants and Afternoon Tea

March 14, 20135 Comments

In the last article we posted about our travels around Sri Lanka, we blogged about our decision not to visit the Pinnawalla elephant orphanage   However, we really did want to see some Sri Lankan elephants so set out in search of some around Kandy.  As part of our self-made day tour, we visited a Ceylon […]

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Dambulla to Kandy by Bus

March 12, 20130 Comments

The Bus Journey to Kandy We had to get from Dambulla to Kandy by bus to complete the final peak of our cultural triangle tour, exploring the city and going in search of some Sri Lanka elephants. Kandy lies about 70km south of Dambulla. We hopped on an early morning bus bound for Kandy. The […]

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