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Dalhousie: Climbing Adams Peak

It's surprisingly difficult to reach the village of Dalhousie, where we plan to climb the famous Sri Pada mountain, better known in English as Adams Peak. Although, we are travelling off-season, about two months after the main season actually, so maybe it shouldn't be so much of a shock to me. Still, tourists do climb,… Continue reading Dalhousie: Climbing Adams Peak

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From Arugambay to Ella – a long and winding road

We were planning on doing this part of the journey by bus. We were confident it would be manageable, but we're not looking forward to the length of the journey and number of switches! Here's what we would have done- Tuk tuk to Pottuvil (200SLR) and then a bus from there to Moneragala. From Moneragala… Continue reading From Arugambay to Ella – a long and winding road

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From Hambantota (around Yala) to Arugambay

This journey was the longest leg on all of our travels and we knew it was going to be a tricky one. The difficulty in travelling from the south to the east coast of Sri Lanka comes in getting around Yala National Park, a colossal chunk of land that, understandably, you cannot just drive straight… Continue reading From Hambantota (around Yala) to Arugambay

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Travelling from Galle to Rekawa on a Poya day

From Galle we caught the 32 bus heading east towards Tissaharama. It cost only 210 SLR for us together (that's around £1) for a 90km journey. After some initial confusion (there are different sections for arriving and departing at Galle bus station, and the departing bus we needed, was, of course, on the other side… Continue reading Travelling from Galle to Rekawa on a Poya day