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Sri Lanka 2017

This was a trip to Sri Lanka with a short escape to the Maldives on return. This time we traveled with a kid 5 years old so we searched for a location that was...

train station, sri lanka

Colombo again

After breakfast, we paid (23000 LKR for rooms, dinners and beers; € was new to them, some pricing problems). We said goodby to Danijela and went with tuk-tuk (900 LKR) to Matala train station....

beach, Talalla, sri lanka


After breakfast we went to Matara with the bus ( 250 LKR for all), there was loud music and crowded. We walked around, done some shopping, there was some kind of festival. In the...

9 arch bridge, sri lanka

Nine arch bridge

After breakfast, we skipped small Adam’s peak and went to Nine arch bridge, got lost on way, didn’t wait for the train. Last ride in van from Ella to Mirissa, coconuts (500 LKR), eat...

small adams peak, sri lanka

Nuwara Eliya

Danijela and Luka went to Adam’s peak at 2 AM, I stayed because my knees wouldn’t survive 5400 stairs, but still, they woke me to lock the door, Max woke me at 6 AM,...

kandy, sri lanka

Kandy another day

After breakfast, a new driver picked us up (Shan mother in law died and he went for a funeral). After the viewpoint of Kandy, he took us to a botanical garden with orchids, strange...

dambulla caves, sri lanka


We climbed uphill to Dambulla, sacred caves filled with Buddha statues. Next stop was Kandy. On way we stopped at Matale Muthumariamman temple (250 LKR), eating in some kind of local fast food (biryani)...

sigiriya, sri lanka


After breakfast we went to Sigiriya rock (3750 LKR/person), slowly in a crowd we went up, Danijela had some problems with vertigo on one of the steps. The whole experience was nice, but it...

Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka


After breakfast we went to Polonnaruwa (3500 LKR/person), most of the day we were around temples with guide (3000 LKR). Had one pause, went to eat at rural tourism, buffet with curry, beer and...

corrals, pigeon island, sri lanka

Pigeon island

In the morning we went to Pigeon Island for snorkeling (15800 LKR tickets, boat, guide, equipment). It was one of the highlights, nice corrals, small sharks and colorful fish. After others stayed in the...