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Everest Base Camp Trek Packing List and Shopping Guide | EBC Independent Trek 2019

Working out what to pack can be tough. Before we went on the EBC trek we looked at a lot of resources, I will link some below. In general we think we took the right amount of stuff with us and this is what has formed our Everest Base Camp Trek Packing List. We also bought and rented a few…

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Rob and Jenny at the top of Everest Base Camp
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Everest Base Camp Itinerary and Accommodation List | EBC Independent Trek 2019

Below you will find a complete summary of our 14-day trip independent trek from Lukla to Everest Base Camp. The Everest Base Camp itinerary and accommodation list should give enough information of our journey to plan your own. Most of the places we stayed were good but we were quite careful to check the quality before agreeing on most occasions.…

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Complete Guide to Sri Lanka 2019| Where to Stay and where to go.

We couldn’t recommend the sights, sounds and flavours of Sri Lanka more. It is such a diverse country with cool, rainy hills in the centre, hot sunny beaches around the edges, a varied and vibrant capital city and even a scorching desert in the north (though we didn’t get there). Below is a complete guide to Sri Lanka 2019 with…

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Little Adam’s Peak | Sri Lanka Travel

Adam’s Peak (rather than Little Adam’s Peak) is a well known mountain in Sri Lanka, as it’s used as a pilgrimage site for Buddhists, Christians and Muslims alike (maybe others too). Due to a few reasons (Jenny’s blistered feet, my laziness, and a general lack of time) we decided to reject the 5,000 step climb. To make up for this…

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Nine Arch Bridge, Cooking and terrifying night

Don’t walk down a train track in Sri Lanka in the pitch black, without a torch and without knowing how long it will take. That is our advice to you. And we suggest you take it. Nine Arch Bridge however is well worth the visit. Ella Rocks eating (Cooking) course Having passed on the very expensive (50 pounds each) cooking…

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One day in Ella: train, massage, chill

Ella is the place to come in Sri Lanka if you are a backpacker looking for modern conveniences, western food and partying. We managed to also fit in some relaxation. Apology: we are really behind on these blogs, we have been super busy planning the next few months of our trip. Getting there The same way many journeys on this…

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Lipton’s Seat from Haputale: A walk through history

The original founder of Lipton tea, renowned for industrialising the marketing of tea, held Haputale and its surrounding hills in high esteem. Come to Lipton’s Seat and you can really see why. Apology: we are really behind on these blogs, we have been super busy planning the next few months of our trip. Breakfast balcony There aren’t enough times we…

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Haputale perched up high

The Sri Lankan Hill Country is spectacular, with huge mountains, valleys and ridges running through the centre of the Sri Lankan island. Haputale is a small village/town nestled on the top of one of these ridges. It is generally used as a gateway to Lipton’s seat, but Haputale itself really is worth a visit. Not more trains Now just about…

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Hill country railway to Nuwara Eliya

One of the most Instagrammed tourist attraction in Sri Lanka is the nine arch bridge designed by the British over 100 years ago. The majority of people take a train from Colombo or Kandy to Ella to enjoy the scenic rail and see the bridge. We decided to cut it up into stages starting first in Nuwara Eliya, aka: Little…

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