Sigirya is one of the wonders of Sri Lanka, it’s actually hardened magma from extinct volcano. Some people say King Kassapa built a garden and a palace on the summit after murdering his father in 5th century. Some people say it was a Buddhist monastery which was supplemented over the centuries with frescoes and hand written poems. It took us 2 buses and 3 hours to get to Sigirya, the entrance fee was $30/person. It was a magnificent sight, maybe even more when you look at it from…

How easy it is to get from Colombo to Kandy? A public bus, 100 km, 3,5 h and Rs 153. That’s not even 1 eur 🙂 Buses can be crowded, but we got seats and I was sitting with an owerweight gay couple. It wasn’t that bad, really 🙂 The scenery is beautiful, palm trees, pineapple fields, and the roads are bad. You should not be impatient when it comes to public transport. Buses start their route when the seats are filled and they are pretty slow. We…