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A tour of Sri Lanka – Part II

A very very brief stopover in Kandy gave us the opportunity to take in a bustling city. Opting not to spend the hours in line for the busy tourist spots, we took a walk around the lake and through the back streets and markets. The primary reason for visiting Kandy was actually to pick up the train to Ella. This…

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Travels

A tour of Sri Lanka – part I

As with most of my travels, I arrived in Sri Lanka with a cloud of interesting ideas but no real itinerary. This time, a combination of train strikes and weather helped make the initial decision easy. Beach bad, hills good. However, the first part of the journey was going to be the most challenging, and the easiest option seemed to…

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