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Seeking solace in Sri Lanka – MyStatesman.com – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Seeking solace in Sri Lanka – MyStatesman.com Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, May 05, 2018On the three-hour drive from Colombo to Sri Lanka’s far southern coast, my driver says very little. Occasionally he points out a tea plantation, a crew of fishermen working together in one long line to pull a heavy net from the sea or a gleaming, golden Buddha anchoring the exterior of a temple. When he speaks again after a companionable period of silence, I am struck by…

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wandering the waterfalls of Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Lonely Planet’s travel blog – Travel Article

The Great Smoky Mountains NP is a wonderful showcase of nature’s power © Nick Alvarez Lonely Planet Pathfinder, Nick Alvarez of Be Real Travel, recently returned from a trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park – one of our best value destinations for 2019. Armed with his camera and tripod, he embarked on a journey to capture the park’s numerous waterfalls in full flow. As the most-visited national park in the USA, Great Smoky Mountains is packed with magnificent sights…

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Hiking Tips for Treks in and Around Oslo – Scandinavian Travel Article

Hiking Tips for Treks in and Around Oslo Credit: MaxPixelThe country of Norway is known for its fjords, majestic mountains and beautiful forests which give you plenty of opportunities to go hiking and trekking. However, before you embark on your adventure through the Norwegian wilderness in and around Oslo, take a moment to prepare and pack your backpack like a pro hiker.Wear Extra Warm clothesIf you’re planning your hike in the forest and coastal trails, you can get away with…

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Premium Accommodation at the Westbury Palace – “Little England” – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Premium Accommodation at the Westbury Palace – “Little England” Have you ever imagined living in a colonial-style luxury bedroom? While Sri Lanka has a lot of modern boutique hotels that classify as luxurious, very few offer the colonial era experience in absolute luxury. The Westbury Palace is one of them.With just eight rooms, aptly located in “Little England”, Nuwara Eliya, this small luxury hotel provides guests with an opportunity to experience the British lifestyle in Sri Lanka.The Westbury Palace is within the vicinity of Victoria Park in Nuwara…

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Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel Quiz – Lonely Planet’s travel blog – Travel Article

How well do you know our home planet? © Dima Zel / Shutterstock Do you know the name of the world’s third-highest mountain? Or in what year the euro was introduced as legal tender? Pit your wits against our toughest travel quiz to date – a thirty-question, all-encompassing behemoth of world trivia, with questions taken from Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel Quiz – our new title containing over 100 fun travel-themed quizzes for all ages. So strap yourself in and prepare…

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