Tag Archives: Kandy

A Great Train Ride

The next stage of our journey took us from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, a tea growing area in the Hill Country south of Kandy and a five hour train ride away.  The nearest railway station is Nanu Oya, where we … Continue reading

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‘Up Country’ in Kandy

Chance meetings and coincidences play a big part in our sailing lives! So it was for our second excursion.  We had a chance encounter with a tuk tuk driver, Sanju, on the roundabout outside the quay at Trinco (where else?!), … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Ancient Cities

From our base on Pipistrelle in Trincomalee we managed separate trips that took us to the interior of the island.  Both were interesting and fun in very different ways. Continuing our cultural activities, the first was a visit Sigiriya and … Continue reading

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