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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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Things to See and Do in Polonnaruwa

March 10, 20133 Comments

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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Dambulla Caves and Sigiriya

March 7, 20132 Comments

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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