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My Sri Lanka

My earliest impressions of Sri Lanka are courtesy of video footage and photographs taken during our first family trip in 1995. I was a boy of five, full of life and possessing only a serendipitous idea of these new surroundings. 1,724 more words

Sri Lanka Travel News

Twilight's Last Gleaming: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Anuradhapura is famed for its extensive archaeological ruins. Formerly an ancient capital of Sri Lanka, it’s now a UNESCO World Heritage site covering around sixteen square miles. 216 more words


Kandy - Into the Lion's Mouth

I spent an eventless evening in the hotel eating the international style buffet and listening to the sanitised entertainment.  I woke early next morning to get a head start on most of the tourists and walked down the entrance to Sigiriya.  2,623 more words

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19 SLNG Arranges Donation of School Items

Kinder Helper Sri Lanka, a Non Governmental Organization based in Kekirawa, Anuradhapura, on request of the Army donated school items and uniforms worth of Rs. 200,000/= to students of 553 Brigade area. 113 more words

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A Bus Journey in Sri Lanka

On Wednesday, I had to get from Anuradhapura in the middle of Sri Lanka to Trincomalee on the East coast. Whilst my friends (well, I might not call them my friends anymore, after they let me walk around Mihintale with toilet paper stuck to my face) (how the toilet paper got there is a different story) anyhow, whilst they were continuing their journey comfortably in their a/c car with driver (to meet up with me again 2 days later), my mode of transport was the public bus.  564 more words


Eine Busreise in Sri Lanka

Am Mittwoch führte mich mein Weg von Anuradhapura in der Mitte Sri Lankas nach Trincomalée an der Ostküste. Während meine Freunde (vielleicht sollte ich sie nicht mehr Freunde nennen, nachdem sie mich durch Mihintale laufen liessen mit Toilettenpapier im Gesicht) (wie das Toilettenpapier dahin kam ist eine andere Geschichte) wie auch immer, während sie ihre Reise komfortabel im klimatisierten Wagen mit Fahrer fortsetzten (um sich nach zwei Tagen wieder mit mir zu treffen), wählte ich als Reisemöglichkeit den öffentlichen Bus. 570 more words


A Day In A 400 BC Citadel

Last week I spent a day in Anuradhapura. This bustling city in north-central Sri Lanka started life as an insignificant settlement in 10th century BC. By 400 BC. 625 more words

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