Relaxing in Hikkaduwa…

Relaxing in Hikkaduwa…

The last 7 days have been pretty busy and my journey around the southern coast of Sri Lanka has led me to a balcony in Mirissa. It is now time for me to tell you all about relaxing in Hikkaduwa. I arrived in Hikkaduwa after a 90 minute tuk tuk ride from Kalutara. The original plan was to get the train but after quite a confusing conversation at the ticket counter it had been confirmed there was a few issues with…

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Colombo to Kalutara by Train…

Colombo to Kalutara by Train…

One of the things that I was looking forward to when coming to South East Asia was using the vast rail networks and Sri Lanka was the first I was to experience. When you read about the rail network in Sri Lanka it is described as slow but very cheap and I can tell you that this is 100% true. I was to go from Colombo to Kalutara by train. I took a tuk tuk to from my hotel to Wellawatte…

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Arrival in Colombo…

Arrival in Colombo…

I have the pleasure of writing this post whilst sitting next to a pool in candlelight whilst enjoying a local beer. I think I have taken to the travel lifestyle already. Here is all about my arrival in Colombo. After what was an easy couple of flights with a few whiskeys I touched down in Colombo, Sri Lanka. This was to be my first couple of nights stay before heading further south. Originally I planned to get two trains from…

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My First Travel Blog Post…

My First Travel Blog Post…

Hello and welcome to my first travel blog post on Touch The World Travel! You may have already read my welcome page but let me introduce myself once more. My name is Adam and I’m from a coastal city in sunny Wales, United Kingdom. Since 2009 when I was bitten by the travel bug there has been the continual urge to pack my bags, book a plane ticket and travel. That day is fast approaching and departure is on the…

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