Riding that famous train from Kandy to Ella

Riding the train in Sri Lanka is definitely the best way to get around most of the country. It's super cheap, very scenic and a great way to get a glimpse of local life. The most famous train line of them all is the incredibly beautiful seven-hour journey from Kandy to Ella, and it was... Continue Reading →

Climbing the amazing Ambuluwawa Temple

Have you seen the viral video on Instagram of the guy climbing a white tower that looks like it sits thousands of feet above the valley floor? Well, I did, then I realised it's in Sri Lanka so of course, I had to find it for myself. Ambuluwawa is a 48m high Buddhist temple in... Continue Reading →

Killing time in Kandy

Kandy is a surprisingly big city nestled in the mountains of Sri Lanka's Central Province, a busy, dirty place surrounded by an endless sea of green. There are a few things to do here and it's worth a quick visit on your way to or from Ella. I didn't have any intention of visiting Colombo,... Continue Reading →

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