The Hotel clerk suggested we take a bus to Hikkaduwa: 1.5 hours to Colombo with no AC, transfer bus stations and buses to Hikkaduwa and 2.5 hours later, with AC, we were dropped on the street. We needed a tuk tuk to find our beach cabana.
Sri Lanka February 15th 2016 Our Sri Lanka Adventure over the Chinese New Year 2016
The Chinese people are expected to travel back to their homes over the Chinese New Year. This is the largest migration of people at any one time, and it makes for interesting travel. Flights must be booked at least 6 months ahead of time, train tickets sell out and hotels are full.
Sri Lanka, prior to 1972 known as Ceylon, lies just off ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province » Negombo 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