Posts Tagged ‘UNESCO-World-Heritage-Site’

7 Days in Sri Lanka Day 3 – Unawatuna and Galle

7 Days in Sri Lanka Day 3 – Unawatuna and Galle

Today we walked the sands of Unawatuna, released a baby turtle at the Turtle Sanctuary and Hatchery, and wandered the historic, atmospheric streets of Galle, a Unesco World Heritage town. Though we woke late, we made it the simple breakfast at the Gloria Grand.  We sat on the terrace, watching life on the quiet streets […]

China Day 8 – Shanghai and Hangzhou

China Day 8 – Shanghai and Hangzhou

Shanghai, like two days before, was grey and miserable, so, like two days before, we got out of the city – this time to Hangzhou, a place famous for its natural beauty and historical and cultural heritage.   Two days ago, we went to Suzhou from Shanghai South station – so we tried our luck […]

China Day 4 – Beijing

China Day 4 – Beijing

Checked out of Michael’s House, but left our bags to pick up later. We boarded the train to the Haidian district in North Western Beijing – some 15km from Central Beijing, and to the Summer Palace.  It was a lovely place with a big lake, known as Kunming Lake, temples, and Longevity Hill – a […]

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