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Kandy was our first stop in Sri Lanka.

It is an astonishing place full of surprises and beauty.

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We stayed at the Amaya Hills Kandy… 555 more words


#Colombo #SriLanka, part 2: In Search of a City in Search of a Beach

Sunday finally comes and I haven’t been to church since February 2012, in Majuro FSM, back when I figured I might be dying pick a cancer any cancer must’ve worked ’cause I certainly don’t feel like I’m dying now never felt more alive in fact, death now on back burner status indefinite hiatus waiting for a call-back and options on future rights plus a more prominent role in the sequel, agents negotiating furiously… 663 more words

Sri Lanka’s Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage

Said to be the world’s largest orphanage by number (estimated 80+ orphans to date) for wild Asian elephants, the Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage in Kegalle is quite an entertaining trip. 211 more words

Travel & Marvel

What to see and do in and around Kandy, Sri Lanka

A UNESCO world heritage site – Kandy, Sri Lanka is the next largest city in the country and not too far by road from Colombo. About 2hours by bus if I correctly remember. 142 more words

Travel & Marvel

7th of April

There is a quick hug. We are both in a hurry. I wait for a free tuktuk, Thea walks away in the opposite direction. He drives me to the railway station. 282 more words


Semmbuwaththe and Hotel Hunnas Falls

Crew : 11

Transportation : Van

Duration : One day

This was my second time to Semmbuwaththe and you can find my first visit http://wayfarersnotes.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/sembuwaththe-lake/ 322 more words

Amila Dananjaya De Silva

SRI LANKA, part I: Buddhists, Muslims, and Christians, Oh My! (and Tamils, too; they're Hindu)

Maybe the nicest part of the Indian sub-continent is not India at all, but that southern neighbor composed of erstwhile immigrants, coming from both north and south, back in times of erst, looking for liebensraum or maybe just a living room, or a kitchen, looking for turf or maybe just booty, and instead found bounty, like the latter-day Portuguese or maybe their nemeses doubly Dutch, twice removed, once by the Portuguese and then by the Brits, on one of their infamous booty-calls that turned out historic… 669 more words