From Kandy I headed north in search of a new wonder to explore. Kandy had left me a little down trodden and I required something to reignite my wanderlust. My new wonder would come in the form of the small town of Sigiriya located in the Northern Matale District in the central province, some three … Continue reading Sigiriya
Kandy is a major city located in the Central Province and is the capital of this region. In 1988 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is home to The Temple of Tooth Relic.
Before arriving in Sri Lanka I had read a lot about Ella; backpackers paradise, the hikers dream, beautiful green rolling hills covered in jungle and tea plantations. I knew there was plenty to see and do. My guest house, La Ciel Ella was perfect, simple, out the way and had fantastic views of the Ella … Continue reading Ella in the Hill Country
We headed back around the twisty orange dirt tracks, still at a fairly break neck speed as the 6pm deadline loomed, when suddenly my guide hit the brakes slamming the jeep into reverse, and then I saw what he saw….
My experience of Sri Lanka's beautiful beach towns...
Colombo appears to be a very up and coming city with the help of the Chinese who appear to be investing literally billions into the city with impressive designs and architecture popping up all over the place. In the next 5-7 years there will be a modern and swanky City Port just off the Fort … Continue reading Crazy Colombo!
The count down app on my phone has running since November, it now reads 10 days. Next Wednesday the 18th April, my long awaited trip begins. The trip has been a two year dream in the making and it is finally upon me. It has changed over time, originally it was meant to be a … Continue reading 10 Days Until The Long Awaited Trip!
My recommended itinerary for a 1 week road trip in Bulgaria see the best the country has to offer...
And just like that you are reminded why you have driven north to the little, seemingly quiet town of Belogradchik, which lies just east of the Serbia border in the foothills of the Balkan Mountains; for the Belogradchik Rocks are screaming out to be visited.
When I visited Costa Rica I discovered something rather special, a place that would steal my heart and set my senses on fire, for this Central American country offers to those who dare seek it, the discovery of any traveller’s paradise – a vista unseen by other’s eyes. For me there was one particular place … Continue reading Flashback to Carate