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 – Sigiriya Fort

Our first destination of this international trip was the Sigiriya Fort which is located in the central Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. Sigiriya (meaning Lion Rock in Sinhalese), an ancient rock fortress, is a UNESCO listed World Heritage site. The name refers …

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), formerly Victoria Terminus (VT), is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an historic railway station in Mumbai-Maharashtra which serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways which is an outstanding example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in India, blended with themes deriving from Indian traditional architecture. …

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