Galle Fort Tour (102)

Tour of Galle Fort, Sri Lanka

Galle is almost on the southernmost tip of Sri Lanka. It is famous for its fort that had been built by the Portuguese way back in the 16th century, and then, later, taken over by the Dutch. Signs of the Dutch occupation is still very pronounced in the premises of […]


Drive from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Our final destination in our Sri Lankan sojourn was Unawatuna, the beach town in the southernmost tip of Sri Lanka. Our drive from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna would be a long one, about 6-7 hours, since Unawatuna was about 27 kms away. Shushanta, our guide, explained that we would have […]

Drive from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Drive from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

The distance from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya is about 80 kms, and can be easily done in about 3 hours, considering you will be driving hill country. We, as is usual with us, stopped by a whole lot of places and ended up reaching Nuwara Eliya only around 3pm…after about […]

Drive from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Sight-Seeing in Kandy

Sight-Seeing in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy is right in the middle of Sri Lanka, and is an important seat of religious affairs of the country owing to the Temple of the Tooth. We found the temperatures to be slightly lower than Colombo and Habarana (Read — Drive from Habarana to Kandy), making it very good […]


Drive from Habarana to Kandy

Drive from Habarana to Kandy, Sri Lanka

Habarana to Kandy is just about 100km apart, and we should have completed the journey in about 3 hours. Well, it took us the whole day! Yes, we stopped at various places during the drive…not that we minded them. However, in our lust to see and experience it all along […]