Archive | November, 2012

#67 Complete – Elephant Bath at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ~ Sri Lanka

Cross another one off The List! We didn’t know much about the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage until we actually arrived in Sri Lanka and started asking around.  Apparently, what once started as a legitimate orphanage for injured, abused, and abandoned elephants, has since turned into more of a money making amusement park for tourists.  At a […]

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Our GoPro Hero 3 Has Arrived!!

Since having our GoPro Hero 2 stolen off the side of a train in Sri Lanka (Read: The Tale of the Lost GoPro – Sri Lanka), we were left with a void in our life that’s been itching to head underwater with sharks, jump on a scooter in Vietnam, leap off a cliff in New […]

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7 Tips For Traveling Sri Lanka By Bus!

There’s no question that the cheapest and best way to see Sri Lanka is to travel the country by public bus.  The frequency, infinite number of routes, and willingness of locals to help out in times of need, make traveling by bus an absolute must for anyone wanting to really get into Sri Lanka.  That […]

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Sri Lanka in 2013 ~ Lonely Planet Says, “GO!”

Having just read Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel for 2013, we were both disappointed and elated to see Sri Lanka take the top spot.  Disappointed because we just went in 2012, when it didn’t count, and elated because we DID go to Sri Lanka.  And boy was it AWESOME! Civil war over.  2004 tsunami all […]

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