Kanchipuram a city of temples, Tamilnadu, India

Kanchipuram popularly called as just Kanchi is well known for two things in India. ¬†One as a temple city having beautiful architecture rich old temples from the Pallava, Chola and Vijayanagar dynasties around the 6th to 9th century timeframe. Secondly its equally famous for its weaving industry producing silk sarees known as Kanchipuram sarees. A…

Places to visit in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka does offer a traveler a small flavor of almost everything history, wildlife, beaches, small town/village experience and also a flavor of city. People are very friendly, getting around is not very difficult, distance between one place to the other is not huge, food is great, stay options are large and you can opt…

National Parks in Uva Province of Sri Lanka

This is a small post covering Uduwalawe National Park and Yala National Park which fall under the Uva Province of Sri Lanka. Among the national parks in Sri Lanka the most visited is the Yala National Park mainly for leopards followed by Uduwalawe for the elephants. Apart from these two the other visited national parks…

Beaches of Sri Lanka, Southern Province and the Eastern Province

The most crowd of tourists I saw in my travel through Sri Lanka were at the beaches. And since my travel was in February the southern stretch from Negombo all the way to Tangalle is thronged by tourists. And unlike India at almost all beaches there were hardly any locals visiting. The Eastern beaches the…