Tagged: Colombo

Kandy, Sri Lanka - Mahaweli River 0

283. Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy is a city of wonders including the mighty Mahaweli River; Sri Lanka’s longest river. Plus the Temple of Tooth is actually located here. Most come to Kandy to see the Temple of Tooth, but the city has so much more to offer.

Ranweli Spice Garden, Kawudupelella, Matale, Sri Lanka 0

232. Ranweli Spice Garden, Kawudupelella, Matale, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has many Spice Gardens. They are places where you can see, touch and smell real spices. Growing up in Jamaica, I’m accustomed to the smells and can identify them by sight. You’ll love this Garden as its like you like you walked into a Spice store. Check it out on your visit.

Kadulla National Park, Galoya, Sri Lanka - Elephant 0

229. Kaudulla National Park, Galoya, Sri Lanka

229. Elephants! If you’ve never seen them in their natural habitat or even if you have, you should go to see them here at Kaudulla National Park. Now, just so you know, when an elephant lift its trunk and flops its ears, its time to leave them alone. Just saying…

Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka 2

228. Ancient Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

228. In ancient times, Polonnaruwa was the capital city in this region for two Kingdoms. As you explore it, you can see that it retains its charm. As a matter of fact, the Temple of Tooth used to be here. It’s now located in Kandy, another part of Sri Lanka. The area is quite large and you will enjoy exploring it by foot or by bicycle. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Galle Face from The Kingsbury 0

100. Colombo, Sri Lanka

I’d always want to head down to Sri Lanka and when I landed in Colombo, I fell in love with the place as its so busy and you wonder how it all works. It has its own city charm. Thus its unfamiliar destination number 100.