Bornomadic Adventures

Tales, Trails and Trips on how one can travel Safer, Cheaper and Longer!

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Preferred Brands Water Bottles with a Built-in filter for Travelers & Trekkers

When travelling to unfamiliar locations one has to be sure of the purity of the local water. And, in places where you know that cleanliness is not that great, one should avoid the local tap water. Instead, you should get bottled water. Nevertheless, with each bottled water you purchase¬†adds up over a time and increase…

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Solo Trip to Sri Lanka – Day 16 Jaffna – Colombo – New Delhi

In the morning I left around 9 AM from the guest house to the Railway Station. Subraj came early to do his regular chores with that he wanted to drop me to the Railway Station. It was a long tiring journey. And, there was no one in the train compartment in which I was travelling,…

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Solo Trip to Sri Lanka – Day 15 Jaffna

Next morning, Subraj came with a plan. He wanted to take me to few places. I was dead asleep and woke up when he started banging my room’s door. He told me that he would be taking me to a beach and a U-shaped sacred pool. I got ready and we headed for the day…

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Solo Trip to Sri Lanka – Day 14 (Anuradhapura – Jaffna)

I left the hostel around 9 AM. There was bus stand nearby, boarded a bus to the Railway Station. Sat at the station waiting for the train for a while. Thankfully, it was an AC train. But there were hardly any people on the train. It seemed not many people were inclined to see this…

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Solo Trip to Sri Lanka – Day 13 (Anuradhapura)

My injury had made me weak and to some extent killed my enthusiasm. I woke up a bit late. I was running short of cash. So, I walked around few ATMs and finally found the right one. It was the Commerical Bank ATM that read international cards. Anuradhapura was different from all cities/towns I visited…

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Solo Trip to Sri Lanka – Day 12 (Galle – Anuradhapura)

I left for Galle Railway Station after having an awesome breakfast. My knee continued to hurt. I was thankful to this doctor in the hostel who gave me few painkillers. It helped me for a while. I planned to travel the north before I leave. So, I purchased a ticket for Anuradhapura. It was a…

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Solo Trip to Sri Lanka – Day 11 (Mirissa – Galle)

Next morning, I got up a bit late. I was unable to bend my knee, the pain had worsened. The owner of the resort gave me some kind of ointment but it didn’t provide any relief. I made my mind and thought of continuing my journey. I had breakfast which the owner’s wife had cooked,…

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Solo Trip to Sri Lanka – Day 10 – Mirissa

Early morning around 5 AM, the owner of the resort, woke me up. He had arranged a tuk-tuk for my pickup from the resort to the harbour. I got ready and reached the place by 6.30 AM. We left for the ocean at 7 AM. Exhilarated was I, as the boat sailed on the sea…

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Solo Trip to Sri Lanka – Day 9 (Ella – Mirissa)

After breakfast, I left for the Ella Bus stand to catch a Bus to Mirissa. But, there is no direct Bus. So, I boarded a bus to Matara. It’s a four-hour journey from Ella to Matara. And, Mirissa is 30 minutes distance from Matara. I reached Mirissa in the afternoon. It’s a beautiful town, with…

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Solo Trip to Sri Lanka – Day 8 (Ella – Little Adam’s Peak – Ravana Falls – Ella Rock)

Next morning during breakfast, I met Quan and Aines from China. They were in Sri Lanka for a week. I was planning to climb the little Adam’s Peak, so were they. So, they tagged along with me. We walked through this path, exhibiting us the beautiful landscapes, we talked about the similarities of China &…

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