This year has been pretty light on travel for various reasons, but this month I’ll be remedying that with a trip to Sri Lanka. It’s a year since we’ve been on a long haul trip and at this point I’m even excited for the plane trip, although come back to me a few hours into the flight and I might change my mind!
Things I’m planning on doing include:
– Taking the sleeper train from Colombo into the hill country to see the tea plantations and then the day train back – supposed to be a pretty journey
– Visiting the ancient cities and sites of Dambulla, Anuradhapura and the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy
– If I can get over my fear of unsecured heights (there’s a wooden staircase pinned to the side of the rock and then steps carved at an angle into the rock with no handrail), visiting Sigiriya
– Visiting the UNESCO site of Galle Fort