Jaffna, North Sri Lanka

Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil Hindu Temple, Jaffna, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, Asia

With a week free on the beautiful island of Sri Lanka I decided to catch a train north, to the lesser explored region of Jaffna. This was off limits to travellers during the civil war years, and only in the … Continue reading

Ancient cities of Anurahadpura and Polonnaruwa, Northern Sri Lanka

Ruwanweli Saya Dagoba (Golden Sand Stupa), Anuradhapura, North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Asia

The ancient cities in the north of Sri Lanka were my first destinations of this trip. Giant stupas, ancient stone carvings, statues of Buddha, prayer flags and historic temples awaited…