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Pearl of the Indian Ocean

After an active few weeks exploring Sabah, it’s high time we let our sore bodies recover. Ah, Sri Lanka! Covering most of southern and central Sri Lanka during our first visit in 2010, we are keen to find out what the rest of the island has to offer. 1,852 more words

Exploring Marvellous Stupas during Holidays in Sri Lanka and Nepal

Jetavanaramaya is a stupa and one of the many world-renowned religious sites to visit during holidays in Sri Lanka. It is located in the city of Anuradhapura in the North Central Province and is the best surviving structure among the ruins of the Jetavana Monastery. 503 more words


Early Pathways at Mihintale & Anuradhapura

The sacred site of Mihintale has immense significance in the narrative of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It was here in the 2nd Century BCE that the Indian emperor Ashoka’s son Mihinda is thought to have taught Buddhist… 418 more words

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Colombo and The Cultural Triangle

We killed a couple of days in Colombo after arriving from Dubai. Day number one was, in all honesty, a bit of a write-off – we had caught the red-eye flight because of the fact that it was cheapest, as we always do. 2,858 more words


Cricket legend Ian Botham takes his grandchildren to the island country with an enormous soul

By Ian Botham

  • England’s leading wicket taker first visited Sri Lanka to play cricket in 1982
  • This time, he took his grandchildren for a sunshine holiday of beach fishing…
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Sri Lanka Travel News


Les bus Sri Lankais sont une aventure à eux seuls: sur le trajet Trincolmalee – Anuradapura nous avons roulé à la même vitesse qu’un mec qui fait du footing sur plusieurs kilomètres, changé un pneu qui a éclaté et chargé un nombre incroyable de passagers! 759 more words

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