Dienstag, 3. März 2015


Impressive landscapes, flavourful food, very warm and welcoming people, famous tea, impressive temples, timeless ruins, oodles of colourful plants and animals, a rolling surf and for us most notably; endless stretches of perfect beaches.

Welcome to Sri Lanka


Tangalla Beach


Getting started


the first Lankan curry; an impression of how spicy it will get

and colourful soroundings
feels like being back home, our first room in Kandy



Sri Lanka has by far the highest Tuk Tuk density we have ever seen

Tuk Tuk drive through
in the busy streets of Kandy
Coconut sellers in the well preserved town of Galle

street vendors in the new town of Galle

nature is slowly claiming back what belongs to it

bustling Matara

downtown Colombo

Viharamahadevi Park

beautiful Galle


Religion and Traditions

traditional performance
the tooth relic temple by night

offerings for the prayer

the temple by day

inside the temple

Peace Pagoda near Unawatuna

Mosque in Galle
Parevi Duwa in Matara
Lankan Jugendstil in Colombo

Sri Kailasanathar Swami Devashthanam Hinu Temple

Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple

Flora and Fauna



cheeky monkeys in Kandy

little monitor lizard we met on a jungle walk

rice fields in the highlands

Chipmunks playing around our balcony

Peacock is trying to defend the way to a Secret Beach

our backyard in Unawatuna

Elephant ready for a big ceremony in Colombo


Hang out with the locals


our friends and hosts from Peace and Plenty in Galle

kids throughout the country

family on their way to a wedding in Colombo, was awesome to meet them

our Coconut provider

On the Road and Rails


cab in Tangalla

at the station in Kandy

we allready had better ideas than to travel down the coast during rush hour, but still, worth the experience :-)

thanks to the helpful people it's easy to find the right bus

exploring Colombo in a pink Tuk Tuk


Foods and Markets



heaps of sweet Rambutans
Lankan Muesli
getting dressed

Ice Cream vendor in Mirissa

wheeled Bakery

on the market in Matara

yummy Vegetable Rottis

catch of the day at the beach of Mirissa

traditional fishermen on theis Stilts

The Beaches


the first glimpse of Tangalla Beach
kilometers long and hardly anybody around

after a walk through the jungle, we made it to the Secret Beach

a beautiful little bay with calm waters

never wanna leave Mirissa


where the black and white sand mingles to a nice pattern

 the moonstone blue bay of Unawatuna


Random Pics


Galle Lighthouse


Some other days in Paradise had come to an end, 

enriched with good vibes,  amazing experiences 

and bags jam packed with colourful fabrics and tasty spices.