23 May, 2019 in Dambulla and Sigiriya

I had a week to roam around Sri Lanka, and a few remarkable things happened to me on that short trip. I got a strong delayed allergic reaction to Sri-Lankan “traditional medicine” I tried at the beginning of the trip, the trip was interrupted by an army curfew given riots between the Muslims and the […]

13 Jan, 2019 in Dambulla and Sigiriya

One of the first stops on my roadtrip around Sri Lanka was to see an old temple┬áDambulla Rock Temple, a UNESCO heritage site, one of the best preserved cave temples in Sri Lanka, dating back to 1st century BC. There are a series of caves with a large collection of Buddhas, and some great panoramic […]

11 Jan, 2019 in Dambulla and Sigiriya

I came in to Sri Lanka with zero plans, figured out in Colombo that I should rent a car and head out, and since driving myself wasn’t possible I got a driver with the car. He was pretty decent, and I was open to whatever, so most things he suggested I followed. One of the […]

30 Apr, 2018 in Dambulla and Sigiriya, Visions

Following a short stay getting my bearings in Colombo, I decided to head to the mountains. I had very limited time and public transport is time consuming, and so the visitor’s center made a good argument for renting a car with a driver, something I’m typically very reluctant to do. But it worked out nicely, […]

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