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A month in sunny Sri Lanka to round off our South East Asian adventures

May 13th 2015
After a long day of waiting around in Bangkok and the airport, we finally boarded our middle of the night flight to Sri Lanka. Despite boarding the plane at an hour when we felt we should be soundly tucked up in bed, we really enjoyed our Thai Airways flight to Colombo as they served up one of the tastiest in flight meals either of us could remember having and were so polite and smiley. Liz also a ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka

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
28th June 2015

Have train will travel
What a great way to travel. You know you're gonna get there but no idea who or what you'll meet on the way. Enjoy SL.
28th June 2015

We loved our train travels in Sri Lanka. We were almost the only people on this train as there was a much more straight forward bus option available, but the train was much more relaxing and so much nicer. One of the highlights of our time in Sri Lanka has been hanging out of train windows watching the scenery go by and keeping an eye out for wild elephants. Very different to train travel in the UK!

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