Asia, Sri Lanka, Travel

Negombo, Sri Lanka: Photo Essay

February 20, 2017

Negombo, Sri LankaFor most people, Negombo is a place to sleep on their way in or out of Sri Lanka. However, there are things to explore in the town and beyond. Here is a little photo essay to inspire you to do more than sleep in Negombo!

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Negombo, Sri Lanka

Negombo, Sri Lanka

Negombo, Sri Lanka

Negombo, Sri Lanka

Negombo, Sri Lanka

Negombo, Sri Lanka

Negombo, Sri Lanka

Places shown: Maya Oya River, Negombo Fish Market, Remains of Dutch Fort (now the entrance to the prison), Negombo lagoon, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and Angurukaramulla Temple

Where to stay: Waterland

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  • Reply April Munday February 20, 2017 at 1:14 pm

    That’s a beautiful place.

    • Reply Tiffany February 20, 2017 at 1:27 pm

      It definitely is!!

  • Reply Janis February 23, 2017 at 6:24 am

    Beautiful pictures! Great photography job!

    • Reply Tiffany February 23, 2017 at 6:27 am

      Thank you, Janis! Hope you guys are well.

  • Reply jo February 23, 2017 at 10:30 pm

    Wonderful photos you really give a sense of all the different elements of the place. Thanks so much for sharing with #farawayfiles

    • Reply Tiffany February 23, 2017 at 10:37 pm

      Thank you. So glad you feel that way.

  • Reply Kat February 23, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    Love the first photo, but the rest won’t seem to load for me. Because I’m a technology killer*! Either way Sri Lanka is well out of my well-travelled path and it might be time to expand my horizons a little. #FarawayFiles

    *Actual job description.

    • Reply Tiffany February 23, 2017 at 10:43 pm

      Oh no. Sorry about that. It could just be a browser issue. I will check on my end. Thanks! *haha!

  • Reply Tanja (the Red phone box travels) February 23, 2017 at 11:32 pm

    great photos! #farawayfiles

  • Reply Sally February 24, 2017 at 8:32 am

    I’m hoping to head to Sri Lanka later in the year, so gathering as much information as I can. Great photos!

    • Reply Tiffany February 24, 2017 at 9:15 am

      I will have a couple more posts on Sri Lanka coming in March. Thanks!

  • Reply Erin Gustafson | Oregon Girl Around the World February 24, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    I have yet to visit Sri Lanka, but would love to visit. I love the temple at the end with the feline (?) face. Thanks for joining with #FarawayFiles this week, cheers from Copenhagen, Erin

    • Reply Tiffany February 24, 2017 at 3:11 pm

      I read online it’s a dragon! Not sure though. Thanks!

  • Reply Katy Clarke February 24, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    Ahhh Sri Lanka! So colourful and beautiful. What gorgeous photos. I want to hop on a plane and go back straight away. We didn’t make it to Negombo last time but I would love just to see the colourful boats on the shoreline. Thanks for sharing with us on #FarawayFiles

    • Reply Tiffany February 24, 2017 at 5:55 pm

      It is definitely worth stopping there for a day or two. Thank you!

  • Reply Maja Asgautsen February 26, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    Looks like a wonderful place. I really like the last photo!

    • Reply Tiffany February 26, 2017 at 9:28 pm

      I am so glad you enjoyed the photos!

  • Reply Clare (Suitcases and Sandcastles) February 26, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    Fabulous photos, Tiffany. I particularly love the one of the fish laid out on the beach and the one of the fishing boat and its spectacular sail. Thanks for sharing on #FarawayFiles

    • Reply Tiffany February 26, 2017 at 9:29 pm

      Thank you so much. I loved the sail!

  • Reply Traci York February 26, 2017 at 9:27 pm

    Gorgeous shots! Especially enjoyed the temple – such a beautiful place!

  • Reply Emma @ Adventures of a London Kiwi February 26, 2017 at 10:00 pm

    We keep hearing such lovely things about Sri Lanka – it needs to go onto our visit list!

    • Reply Tiffany February 27, 2017 at 7:38 pm

      There are some amazing things to see there!

  • Reply Kate March 25, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    Beautiful photographs! So much gorgeous architecture here 🙂


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