It was actually pretty easy. We bought tickets for Rs 600 few days 2 days before, the train was on time, we got our reserved seats. One of the most beautiful sights in Sri Lanka is supposed to be the train ride from Kandy to Ella. And it was. Green everywhere! Train was really comfortable with plenty of room between the rows. One thing we didn’t anticipate was the lack of food vendors. Thank Eddard Stark we had lots of fruit, avocado and crackers! 🙂 I can see…

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…