SIGIRIYA, Sri Lanka – Sigiriya is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular historic landmarks, and deservedly so. The ancient, cliff-top palace is impressive for both its visionary design and for the view it affords visitors who climb to the top. Explore the rock fortress in today’s photo gallery.
Archive for June, 2008
KANDY, Sri Lanka – One of two Buddhist holy sites in Sri Lanka, the Temple of the Tooth Relic in the mountain city of Kandy is one of Sri Lanka’s must-see sights. Explore the temple in today’s photo gallery.
GALLE, Sri Lanka – On our last day in Galle, we spent some quality time with Thushan’s dad’s side of the family. See it all in today’s photogallery.
Today we headed 20 minutes outside Galle to the seaside town of Koggala to catch a glimpse of one of Sri Lanka’s iconic scenes, the stilt fishermen of the southern coast. In water about chest deep and protected by a breakwater, the fishermen sit on stilts that they’ve planted before. See the stilt fisherman in today’s photo gallery.
GALLE, Sri Lanka – The biggest city on the southern coast, Galle draws visitors for its Old Town, fort, and nearby beaches. Explore Galle in today’s photo gallery.
GALLE, Sri Lanka – From Colombo to Galle, it’s about a three and a half hour journey by train for a nifty price of 200 rupees ($2). Beautiful scenery and the ghosts of the tsunami are all sights along the way in today’s photo gallery.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – After a weekend on the coast, we headed to Colombo, Sri Lanka’s largest city for some exploring. See it all in today’s photo gallery.
MARAWILA, Sri Lanka – Though the monsoon season makes going to beach less than ideal, we spent a day by the shore, relaxing and taking the scenes in. See it all in today’s photo gallery.
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