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A boat on the beach in Negombo  
   

A boat on the beach in Negombo

On my first day in Sri Lanka, I saw a picture of this boat on one of the postcards. Two days later, I saw it in reality at the beach.
Negombo beach town (Sri Lanka - part 1)

February 25th 2010
When I booked my flights to Sri Lanka, I thought I would visit Colombo for a few days during my Lunar New Year holiday. After reading blogs and advice in the travel forums, I realized that one should not miss the ancient cities in the Cultural Triangle and it's better for tourists to stay in Negombo beach town. It's located 15km away from the Bandaranaike international airport and it takes about 2 ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province » Negombo

Sri Lankan Flag The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more
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