Sri Lanka

Galle Fort is the crown of Galle town. It reminded me of Fort Aguada in Goa, India.  Both were built by Portuguese and hence have similar structure. Both are built near sea-shore and both have beautiful views of sea waves when you lean against their walls. In short both are a good spot for spending couple of...

When I imagine visiting a national park,  I always picture a safari in a vehicle. So before I saw the entry board, I had not guessed I have come for a 9 KM trek. Horton National Park is one of the famous national parks of Sri Lanka which is not known for animals but a trek towards a beautiful view-point and picture...

I was traveling from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka  in a bus completely packed with people.  A lot of buses in Sri Lanka are very congested because the aisle seat in each row has an extra seat bent at 90 degrees which can be converted into seat when required and thus leaving no space in between a 2 cross 1 seating...

Disclaimer : Information contained in this post is updated as of 25th December, 2013. Please check with embassy for latest updates. Although Indians do require a Visa to enter Sri Lanka but process is so simple and quick that it doesn’t seem like a burden to acquire the Visa.  Sri Lanka issues an electronic Visa for...

According to Hindu Mythology thousands of years back, Pushpak Viman  were used to commute between India and Kingdom of Ravana. As the services have been discontinued now, I boarded a Jet airways flight and landed into the island nation of Sri Lanka. I entered Sri Lanka without any fixed itinerary and bookings. The...