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April 2017
Watching blue whales and dolphins in Mirissa is a truly unique experience. We went during the whale watching season which is between November and June. Whale watching is particularly big with the 3 countries who are unfortunately pro whale hunting: Japan, Norway and Iceland. We encountered this in Tokyo last year when we entered a ‘whale...
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Train journeys in Sri Lanka were some of our favourite from our travels in Asia. We stayed in Kandy (500m) for a few days then took the train up through the Sri Lankan hill country to Nuwara Eliya (1,868m): THE CITY OF KANDY Kandy is the geographical, cultural and religious heart of Sri Lanka and the...
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The train journey from Nuwara Eliya to Ella was one of our favourite ever train rides on our travels. A beautiful Sri Lankan train journey through the clouds and through many mountain tunnels NUWARE ELIYA: WELCOME TO ‘LITTLE ENGLAND’ Our journey began at Nuwara Eliya, a city at the heart of Sri Lanka’s popular tea...
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On our 10-city, 8-day adventure through Sri Lanka, we were able to spend a full day in Kandy, exploring a few of the pursuits the scenic city has to offer (video of our day above!). Since we had already done a fair bit of traveling before arriving in Kandy, we enjoyed a relaxing day strolling...
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Essential things-to-know about exploring the ancient fortress in the “Cultural Triangle” of Sri Lanka called Sigiriya (otherwise known as Lion Rock). While planning our Sri Lanka trip, visiting these ruins was at the top of my list of things we had to do. Make sure to check out our comprehensive Sri Lanka travel itinerary! We knew that...
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