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Visiting the charming town of Nuwara Eliya

Hands down, Nuwara Eliya was our FAVOURITE city in Sri Lanka! Read on to see why.

 

Nuwara Eliya is home to SO MANY waterfalls!

 

Also known as the "City of Light", Nuwara Eliya was once a British retreat, during the colonial times. The city is at one of the highest points (nearly …

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Mirissa, a charming seaside hamlet

Mirissa is a little beachside town on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. 

 

The Mirissa beach, all to ourselves

 

Known for its glowing, sandy beach and the peace and tranquility it offers to travellers, Mirissa is still on the quieter side of the tourist trail as compared to most other Sri L…

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Exploring Ella, Sri Lanka

Ella is a little town, in the Badulla region of central Sri Lanka and is situated at an altitude of 1,000 m above sea level.

 

The valleys of Ella

 

The most alluring feature of Ella is its lush cloud forests, growing endlessly. Nearly every hill has a rich fern cover, unlike the …

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What to see in Galle

The legendary coastal city of Galle is situated in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Interestingly, its existence dates back to the early 1400 BC, as a port settlement - wow!

 

The view of the Lighthouse from the northern side

 

Although the modern Galle is much larger and ext…

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A Sri Lankan Sojourn

Sri Lanka has recently become a very popular destination for travellers from all over the world, particularly Indians! Here's a glimpse into the overwhelming beauty of the country.

 

Sri Lanka can surprise you with its surreal natural beauty!

 

There's so much more to the tropical island tha…

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