Sri Lanka – Kataragama

The jungle shrine of Kataragama in southeastern Sri Lanka has long been a place of special interest to Indian travelers especially from Tamil nadu. Kataragama is one of the three important ancient places of Hindu worship which lies in the same meridian 81°10’, the other two being Uttara Kailasa (Mount …

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Sri Lanka – The Arrival

As we were feeling hungry, we reached a nearby restaurant, which was not so great, but still hunger beckoned. It was a Saturday. S briefed us on the plans for the following night, as he would be leaving that day itself for Abu Dhabi, since the Arabic weekends are only …

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Sri Lanka Unawatuna

Unawatuna is a major tourist attraction in Sri Lanka and famous for its beautiful beach and corals. It is quite an expensive place. As usual Mr.H exercised his level best to stick with our regular budget, but couldn’t find any.. Finally we settled with a beach facing resort for double …

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Sri Lanka – Galle fort

Galle Lighthouse – This is Sri Lanka’s oldest light station, dating back to 1848, but the original lighthouse built by the British is located about 100 metres (330 ft) from the current site; however, it was destroyed by fire in 1934. The existing 26.5-metre-high (87 ft) lighthouse was erected here …

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Sri Lanka Udawalawe National Park

As we still had two more things left in our travel itinerary which were elephants and beach, we reached Udawalawe National Park. We reached there late in the night and didn’t have many options in terms of hotels. We settled with the one that caught our eyes first which was …

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Sri Lanka Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is a city in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. Its name means “city on the plain (table land)” or “city of light”. Nuwara Eliya is known for its temperate, cool climate — the coolest area in Sri Lanka. 635 total views, no views today Tweet

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Sri Lanka – Kandy

Waking up early the next morning, (Day-2) we got ready and the moment, we stepped out, the view of Kandy Lake was quite mesmerizing. Kandy Lake, also known as Kiri Muhuda or the Sea of Milk, is an artificial lake in the heart of the hill city of Kandy, Sri Lanka, …

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