Weekly Travel Photo

I post a weekly photo every friday of where I've been. It's in chronological order though it maybe behind a few months, depending on my travels.

Negombo Beach sunset, Negombo – Sri Lanka

Negombo Beach sunset

After visiting Unawatuna, Mirissa, and Hikkaduwa, Negombo was my final beach stop in Sri Lanka. I stayed in Negombo for its proximity to the airport. It’s definitely not the best beach in Sri Lanka but I was happy to get one last beach walk and sunset before leaving the next day. Negombo Travel Resources Negombo […]

Hikkaduwa Beach, Sri Lanka

Hikkaduwa Beach

Hikkaduwa Beach is about 20km north of Galle heading towards Colombo. I wasn’t planning on coming here but I was on my way back to Colombo and I wasn’t quite ready to give up the beaches. I had read that Hikkaduwa was more developed and crowded, so I wasn’t expecting much. The beach is lovely […]

Mirissa Beach, Sri Lanka

Mirissa Beach

I visited Mirissa on a day trip from Unawatuna Beach. It’s less than an hour by bus so I didn’t stay here, though I was wishing I was once I arrived. There are so many amazing beaches in Sri Lanka that you will end up saying that a lot. I could happily spend a month […]

Unawatuna Beach, Sri Lanka

Unawatuna Beach

Unawatuna is 5 km south of Galle and makes for a good base to visit Galle and surrounding beaches. Unawatuna Travel Resources Unawatuna hotels Unawatuna photo gallery

Galle Fort, Sri Lanka

Galle - Sri Lanka

There are loads of architectural highlights in the Galle Fort, but the highlight for me was walking along the wall at sunrise and sunset. On this sunrise are some fellow early-morning walkers and a row of Colombo Crows, whose squawking would wake me up every day before dawn. Galle Travel Resources Galle hotels Galle photo […]

Travel Photo: Old Matara, Sri Lanka

Matara - Sri Lanka

At the start of the day I didn’t know I was going to be staying in Matara. I began the day in Nuwara Eliya – up in the Hill Country – ready for a long day of travel. I caught the local bus to the coastal city of Matara with the intention of getting connecting […]

Kandy Lake, Kandy – Sri Lanka

Kandy Lake

Kandy is the second city of Sri Lanka, and considered as the cultural capital. Kandy is a major pilgrimage site for Sri Lankan’s and buddhists around the world as it’s home of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. As the name would suggest, it houses a tooth of the Buddha. The city itself is […]

Fort Railway Station, Colombo – Sri Lanka

Fort Railway Station, Colombo – Sri Lanka

I am drawn to old train stations, even if I’m not travelling. In my wanders around Colombo I couldn’t help but visit Fort Railway Station, the biggest station in Sri Lanka. Of course I did end up travelling around Sri Lanka by train, but I came here on my first day to marvel at the […]

Goddess of Mercy Temple, Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia

Goddess of Mercy Temple

The Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Temple) is the oldest temple in Georgetown. I happened to be here just after the Chinese New Year so these lanterns were lining the courtyard. It is usually busier than this (especially around CNY) but I managed to catch a break in the crowd to see mostly pigeons. […]

Market Square, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Market Square - KL

I have been a regular visitor to KL since my first visit here in 2006. Over the last decade I have seen the city work on improving public transport and fixing up its heritage sites. I’ve always thought the old shophouses in the Chinatown area would look as good as those in Singapore if they […]