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Southwest beaches of Sri Lanka

From Udawalawe National Park, we took the bus to Embilipitiya and another bus to Thangalle town. This is our first beach destination on this trip. After all the painful bus journeys through the mountain country, we were glad to be at the beaches relaxing and pretty much not thinking about anything else besides, eating, sleeping and […]

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Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka

From Nuwara Eliya, we took the public bus to Hatton and it took around 2-hours. From Hotton, another bus to a place called SiriPada. This is the base of the climb. Siripada is basically a couple of streets with tons of small restaurants, snacks, sweets shops and hotels to cater to the tourists. The buses […]

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Night time pictures from around the world !!

Haha…I knew that title would catch your attention. If you are here looking for something sizzling, scroll down. 1) Chennai, India  My hometown boasts the world’s second longest sandy beach. The 13 km stretch is adorned by slums, fishing villages, hiding-spot-for-thugs, secret-lovers-spots, University of Madras, Ladies colleges, State government offices, beautiful churches, temples, statues of […]

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Negambo, Sri Lanka

Negambo beach is just outside the Colombo international Airport. Nice location to begin or finish the trip to Sri Lanka. I took train from Kandy to veyangoda and bus to Airport and another bus to Negambo. The train ride down the mountain (Kandy is about 400m above sea level) to plain was just spectacular. Even […]

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Sri Lanka for First-Timers

Don’t pass Sri Lanka for a small country (Island) that doesn’t offer much to do. Especially among South Indians, there is a perception that Sri Lanka is similar to Tamil Nadu or has resemblance to Kerala. Well, there is some truth to it. The country is not entirely different from South India but if you […]

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