Sri Lanka Snapshot

Featured in Escape, my recount of a whirlwind trip around Sri Lanka.

From the busy streets in the capital of Colombo to the serene shores of the south, Kate Webster takes you on a whirlwind road trip of Sri Lanka.

Ranking in Lonely Planet’s hot list, Sri Lanka is the place to visit in 2019. Just make sure you give yourself more than one week as it is just not enough time.

Touching down in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo at nearly midnight, I was frustrated to lose day one of just seven in Sri Lanka due to a delayed flight and system outage at immigration. I was determined to make up for time and squeeze seven days into six.

I had mapped out a snapshot road trip of Sri Lanka that would take a slightly different route to the norm. Unfortunately, my time restrictions meant I missed the experience of local trains and buses and instead hit the streets of Colombo to find myself a driver willing to go the distance. A quick negotiation later and I was on my way out of the capital with Sansuka, my driver.

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About Author

Kate Webster

Kate Webster is a travel journalist - travel writer and photographer who travels the globe in search of vivid imagery and compelling stories that capture the essence of the places she visits.

Born out of a life-long love of travel and fascination with the world around her, is Kate's inspiration behind her writing and photography.

When she’s not bouncing around the world on ramshackle buses, overcrowded trains, or on the back of a rickshaw, you can find her based in Sydney or the Gold Coast, Australia eagerly planning her next adventure.

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