Experiences, Solo Backpacking, Sri Lanka

Lord Rama’s Lanka trail

Ramayana, an epic sacred to the Hindus, refers to many places and sites that can be traced down in present day Sri Lanka. Even though the authenticity of this great epic is debated by historians, it is quite interesting to follow the Ramayana trail that traverses various parts of this island country. The trail throws glimpses of the abduction… Continue reading Lord Rama’s Lanka trail

Nuwara Eliya_International Backpacking
Experiences, Solo Backpacking, Sri Lanka

Where epics meet modern civilization

"Cultures have long heard wisdom in non-human voices: Apollo, god of music, medicine and knowledge, came to Delphi in the form of a dolphin. But dolphins, which fill the oceans with blipping and chirping, and whales, which mew and caw in ultramarine jazz - a true rhapsody in blue - are hunted to the edge… Continue reading Where epics meet modern civilization

Sri Lanka 24-day roadmap
Solo Backpacking, Sri Lanka, Travel hacks

Sri Lanka in 23 days-A route map

Originally planned for a fortnight, my visit to Sri Lanka lasted 23 days! During this time, I took the trail given in the map below. This is a result of trying to pack in most of the places accessible to backpackers in a single itinerary while giving each destination as much breathing space as I… Continue reading Sri Lanka in 23 days-A route map