Category Archives: 04. September

Polonnaruwa, (Sri Lanka)

“The second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s ancient kingdoms” With our Sri Lankan trip coming to an end, we spared our last day before returning to Colombo to visit yet again another former Imperial Capital. The best preserved of all … Continue reading

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Dambulla and Sigiriya, (Sri Lanka)

“Largest and best preserved cave temple of Sri Lanka”, “The Lion Rock” Our next destination after such a fascinating day before at the archaeological complexes of Anuradhapura came to be another unforgettable day in beautiful and unique Sri Lanka. With so much to … Continue reading

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Anuradhapura, (Sri Lanka)

“One of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka”, “Third capital of the Kingdom of Rajarata” On our next move in this trip through Sri Lanka, we change the base from Colombo to the central/north province of the country at Anuradhapura where we … Continue reading

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Kandy, (Sri Lanka)

“Sri Lanka’s nation’s cultural capital”, “Last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka” Our next destination in Sri Lanka, a day trip from Colombo to Kandy, the cultural capital of the country, and one of the most historical cities. This … Continue reading

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Galle, (Sri Lanka)

“Gimhathiththa”, “Best preserved example of Portuguese fortified city in Asia” Our next move in Sri Lanka after visiting its fascinating capital city, Colombo, (and still our base for the next days); we take the advantage of the small distances in the … Continue reading

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Colombo, (Sri Lanka)

“Portuguese Colombo: Kolon thota, port on the river Kelani”, “Kolamba: Harbour” Our 3rd long haul holidays so far this year: Sri Lanka; after Central America in January and Myanmar in Easter. Not the last of the year yet, since later in … Continue reading

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