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Kandy to Ella Scenic Train Ride 康提至埃勒风景火车之旅 8

Kandy to Ella Scenic Train Ride - Most Scenic Train Ride in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka offers two of the most scenic train rides in the world, the Galle-Colombo/Colombo-Galle costal trian and Kandy-Ella/Ella-Kandy mountain train.  Due to time constraint, I did not have time to try the Galle-Colombo/Colombo-Galle…
Dambulla Cave Temple 丹布拉石窟寺 8

Dambulla Cave Temple - UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka

The Dambulla Cave Temple is also known as Golden Temple of Dambulla. It was built in the first century BCE with 220 years of history.  The temple sits on a 160m-tall mountain, under a vast overhanging rock. It is carved with a drip line…
Sigiriya 锡吉里亚 6

Sigiriya - UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka

Sigiriya or Sinhagiri (which means Lion Rock in Sinhalese), is an ancient rock fortress located in Matale District in central Sri Lanka.  History of Sigiriya  The area around Sigiriya may have been inhibited since prehistoric times.…
Leyon Restaurant 10

Leyon Restaurant - Rustic Beach Restaurant in Negombo Beach

My girlfriend and I were strolling on the beach in the morning when we stumbled upon Leyon Restaurant. It is not much of a restaurant, with a single set of plastic table and chairs. There are a few wooden stools at the side. It is a little…
The Icebair Beach Restaurant 11

The Icebair Beach Restaurant - Swiss Resort Restaurant in Negombo

What drew my girlfriend and I to this restaurant are the torches that line the pathway leading to the restaurant. It gives the restaurant an exotic feel, as if we are wondering into the wildness. At the same time, there is a certain…
Sri Lanka 5 Days Itinerary 斯里兰卡5日自由行 1

Sri Lanka 5 Days Itinerary - Negombo, Kandy, Ella and Colombo

I am a complete geography idiot, I have always thought Sri Lanka is a country in the Middle East. It was only recently that I realised Sri Lanka is actually a country in South Asia.  Did you know that Sri Lanka was awarded the titles "Asia's…