18th April 2017 - Waking up to a pleasant weather, a complete contrast to what I experienced at Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, I couldn't wait to to drive down to Yala National Park. Took a long long shower followed by a breakfast where I over-ate, all this I club to enjoying the luxury of Tourmaline hotel 😆, I … Continue reading From Kandy to Yala (Day 5 – a 12 hour RoadTrip across Sri Lanka!)
17th April 2017 - After scavenging the ruins at Polonnaruwa, my next stop was the famous Dambulla Cavesa hungry me reached the caves around 2ish in the afternoon heading straught to the apparently only cafe in that area and craving for something which was not curry and rice.. on having lunch and enjoying the serenity, the … Continue reading Dambulla Caves (Day 4 – Part 2, A Road Trip Across Sri Lanka!!)
Heading out of a morning full of action at the Sigiriya Rock (see my Sigiriya adventure at - http://wp.me/p7FDJ1-gs), and having a highway vegetarian lunch, my next stop was the Minneriya National Park where I plan to spend the entire afternoon dating the elephants.. I mean who wouldn't right? 😆 travellers are confused whether they should … Continue reading Minneriya National Park (Day 3 – Part 2, A Road Trip across Sri Lanka!!!)
After a terrible night at the overrated Wild View Resort in Habarana (my review on trip advisor: After a long day in Anuradhapura, I reached the resort at around 8pm. Given that the place had excellent reviews, I was quite thrilled to catch up on some local authentic cuisine. The place was a disaster to say … Continue reading The famous Sigiriya Rock (Day 3 – Part 1, A Road Trip round the Lanka land!)
Heading out of Anuradhapura at around 4pm, my next stop in this adventurous day was Mihintaledropped at the parking lot and being reminded to take the foreigners entrance ticket and unsure of what I was expecting to see, my explorative spirit jumped through the ruins at the entrance getting clicked in the glaring sun which was … Continue reading Mihintale (Day 2 -Part 3) (A road trip around Sri Lanka)
Day 2 - 15th April 2017 Waking up to onion biscuits NOT (but really! Onion biscuits?)feeling refreshed with a good night sleep, my plan for day 2 was to explore Anuradhapura, stop by at Mihintale and call it a night at Habarana as seen in the map below..long day ahead! So without wasting any time, … Continue reading Yes! From North to South, RoadTripped Sri Lanka (Day 2-Part 1 aka Sri Maha Bodhi Temple)
This summer I decided to head south to our neighbouring country, Sri Lanka - a country with which we seem to have a connection right from mythological days of Ram and Sita (or at least that far is what my memory takes me to.. you have any suggestion?) Working on e-visa policies, I very well … Continue reading Yes! From North to South, RoadTripped Sri Lanka (Day 1)..