Journey: Colombo to Udawalawe

There is a river called “Walawe” in SL that originates from Adam’s Peak in Horton Planes, and seeps down south, flowing into the Indian Ocean at Amabalantota, a small town in Southern Coast. From Ambalantota, about 60km inland along the river, at a point now called Sevanagala, an embankment dam was built with foreign aid […]

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Journey: Badulla to Udawalawe

A highly sacred religious site where Lord Gautama Buddha had left his holy footprint. A 64-feet waterfall that cascades to a mist halfway down. A Rock Temple with ancient paintings and a uniquely half hewn Buddha. A magnificent bridge carved entirely of wood. A spectacular military training ground where you can watch their annual motor cross tournament. Grave […]

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A luxury African safari is a bucket list mainstay for many travellers, but now there’s a new place where you can go … – The New Daily

Ever dreamt of eyeballing elephants and cruising with crocodiles? A luxury African safari is a bucket list mainstay for many travellers, but now there’s a new place where you can go wild – for a fraction of the price. Sri Lanka, the tear-shaped tropical island in the Indian Ocean, has shed its civil war past to become […]

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Sri Lanka: The place you haven’t been to, that you should – Stuff.co.nz

Traditional fishing near Galle. Endless beaches, timeless ruins, welcoming people, oodles of elephants, rolling surf, cheap prices, fun trains, famous tea and flavourful food make Sri Lanka irresistible. The Undiscovered Country You might say Sri Lanka has been hiding in plain sight. Countless scores of travellers have passed overhead on their way to someplace else, […]

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