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May 9th – Hampi

It was a strange sensation to have awoken from a dream about my home and my family, to realise that I was gliding smoothly sideways across a strange, rocky landscape in central India. As I shuffled out of my carriage … Continue reading

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April 11th – Sigiriya Rock

This region of northern Sri Lanka is known as the Ancient Cities Region. The whole area, from Kandy all the way up to Pollunuworra on the northeastern coast is littered with ancient ruins that have survived the centuries better than … Continue reading

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April 7th – Climbing Adam’s Peak

I write my diary as we are sat on Hatton train station platform, on a luggage trolley, in the pouring rain. I am tired, dirty and feeling pretty ready for a shower. We had awoken and left our little green … Continue reading

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April 6th – The Hill Country

After our early walk through the cool Hill Country air, we strolled with our bags down to Ella station for our train to Dalhousie. It was a tiny station with one quaint, whitewashed building and no-one inside. The station experienced … Continue reading

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April 5th – Ella

We woke late from a beautiful sleep. Picking up lunch from the local shop, we headed out along the railway to Ella rock, the jutting hilltop that looks out beyond the town and over to the plains below- to the … Continue reading

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