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!

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.
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    • 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
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  • 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
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    • 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!
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    • 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
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    • 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!
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  • 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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