Bidding farewell to Sri Lanka – Wilpattu National Park & back to Negombo

We left Jaffna behind us and embarked on 6 hours of very slow train travel to get us back down to Anuradhapura, from here we travelled 30 minutes by bus to Wilpattu Junction and jumped off on the side of the road in what felt like the middle of nowhere. Fortunately, there were a couple … Continue reading Bidding farewell to Sri Lanka – Wilpattu National Park & back to Negombo

Trains, tuk tuks and terrifying traffic – our first impressions of Sri Lanka – Negombo, Colombo and Galle

With a long journey ahead of us and a 3am start, it would have made sense to get an early night, but 10pm the night before our flight found us with our clothes hanging all over the room to dry and Caro attempting to dry our hiking boots with a hairdryer. True backpacker problems.Three flights … Continue reading Trains, tuk tuks and terrifying traffic – our first impressions of Sri Lanka – Negombo, Colombo and Galle