My Sri Lankan Experience...
*I only spent the day here en route from the Maldives to India.
Highs: The temple I visited; a western-styled shopping center; finding a taxi driver to take me
around for the day for a very low price.
Lows: Being very limited on time here.
Best Moment: Being able to stock up on some more clothes.
Sights: Temple; elephant with massive tusks; Buddha-statues all over the city; multiple police and
Tastes: Excellent gelato.
Purchases: A skirt; tank top; earrings; purse.
Western Companies Out Here: McDonald's; KFC; Pizza Hut; Lush.
Other General Info...
Visa needed? No.
Transportation: Emirates into Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Airlines out of Sri Lanka.
Type of currency? Sri Lankan rupees. One hundred rupees is equal to about $1 U.S.
Wallet Friendly? Yes. I didn't stay overnight so I don't know about hotels...but clothes were very
Things Sri Lanka Is Known For: Tea; beaches; current turmoil within their country.
Religion: Buddhist and Catholic.