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Bev & Shams adventures in Sri Lanka

October 7, 2018

Sigiriya is one of our favourite places to visit in Sri Lanka, with it being our second visit, and we are sure to visit again in the near future.

Facts

Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress, built by King Kasyapa. Part way up the rock are the lions paws, and the mirror wa...

July 8, 2018

There is one main sport that Sri Lankan’s love, this, of course, this is cricket, however, Sri Lankan ’s also enjoy other sports which are played and popular such as rugby, badminton, athletics, football, basketball and tennis. We both also love cricket, and enjoy sitt...

June 16, 2018

Sri Lanka have different religions, which have different celebrations throughout the year. Sri Lanka also have a poya day which will always fall upon a full moon. Each full moon (Poya) is different and is normally once a month. A poya day is always a bank holiday in wh...

June 10, 2018

The climate here is considerably cooler, this is due to the high elevation at an altitude of approximately 1868m, and the mist rolls in across the tea region. Nurawa Eliya is nicknamed little England for two reasons, the weather here is cooler, very similar to weather...

May 20, 2018

Sri Lanka has two official languages, Sinhala and Tamil, but it is possible to get by speaking English. The road signs and street signs are all in Sinhala first, then Tamil, and then English.


Sinhala


Sinhala is the country’s most spoken language, Shams identifies as a...

May 9, 2018

The Rolling hills surrounding the city, clouds and mist forming over the hills,  cooler temperatures, and most importantly Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Kandy is known for its Esala Perahera, which is held annually in July/August, with a chance of seeing a beautifu...

April 29, 2018

This is one of our favourite places to visit for a few reasons, the lovely sandy beaches to sit back and relax, the Galle Fort in all its glory, and stopping at a minute by tuk tuk in the old dutch hospital for  the incredible food.

History

A Portuguese fleet which was b...

April 8, 2018

The busy streets of Colombo, with the hustle and bustle of the long-standing markets which have been there for many hundreds of years. Colonial buildings stand out from the more modern Sri Lankan buildings which surround them. 

History

The port at Colombo was the gateway...

March 30, 2018

Ever thought of visiting the paradise island of Sri Lanka. We would highly recommend! Here is a guide on the important things you will need to do when booking a trip to Sri Lanka. 

When to travel to Sri Lanka

The first thing you need to think about is when you are planni...

February 3, 2018

We visited Kalpitiya for 2 nights and 3 days to do whale and dolphin watching, and we also did a bit of snorkelling for the first time. The weather over our stay wasn’t the best with it consisting of rain or clouds. This is due to the monsoon season being at its highes...

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December 9, 2018

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