Travel Blogs from Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

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Accidental Porn Stop, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Accidental Porn Stop

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... I had not planned was the  20 check points my bus would encounter getting there.  The war between the LTTE and the Sri Lanakan government is mainly in the north but the closer you get the more check points you encounter.  Check ...

Aurudu - Sri Lankan New Year, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Aurudu - Sri Lankan New Year

A travel blog entry by salcat

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... preparation because it would not be good luck for the new year ahead to use an old pot - everything is a new start.  A Sri Lankan was telling me that their mother has passed away a couple of months earlier. When somebody passes away in your family ...

batticola, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka travel blog

batticola

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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in batticola i stayed at a great guest house/hotel with a big and cosy garden full off palm trees and loads of other plants. as its low season the place was almost completely empty, which means more space for me! the view over the lagoon and a bridge was ...

kayaking, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka travel blog

kayaking

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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on my second day i went kayaking in the lagoon! met loads of fishermen. stopped on the way to cross the road for the beach, including walking past many goats living by the ...

Ocean Stars, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ocean Stars

A travel blog entry by eileen.bracey

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... juicy mango. Getting out at the various viewpoints we noticed the temperature was rising, much to Claire's delight. Arriving in Batticaloa, we drove across town and headed over the bridge over the lagoon into the winding streets of the small community of ...

Down by the boardwalk, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Down by the boardwalk

A travel blog entry by new_lands

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... been affected by death here, it’s terrible to think of.  Although I’m given a bit of a history lesson regarding Sri Lanka, I’m just extremely glad that the war is over and that it’s now regarded as a safe country for tourist. ...

Jan 19, 2011, Kalmunai, Sri Lanka travel blog

Jan 19, 2011

A travel blog entry by thetraveldiary

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Jan 19, 2011, Passekudah, Sri Lanka travel blog

Jan 19, 2011

A travel blog entry by thetraveldiary

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Day 2: Jaffna to Kalkudah, Kalkudah, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 2: Jaffna to Kalkudah

A travel blog entry by ceylontripper

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... and I came to Point Pedro – the northernmost point in Sri Lanka once before last year. However, a round trip around Sri Lanka will not be complete without touching on the famous Kodi Gaha at Point Pedro. The weather had turned for the better that ...

i want to go to the beach, Kalkudah, Sri Lanka travel blog

i want to go to the beach

A travel blog entry by toby-helen-sea

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We travelled by bus up the coast through Batticaloa to a guest house located between two beaches Kalkudah bay and Passekudah beach,  we stayed at a place called nawananda guest house recommended to us by the nice Germans we met in Colombo. The room ...

Ramblings from our trip to Sigiriya, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ramblings from our trip to Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by tpuckett

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... that no matter where we have lived, we have lived either in a Muslim country or in a Muslim enclave. Even here in Sri Lanka, a Buddhist country, where Hinduism is the second largest religion, we are staying in a predominately Muslim area. And I still ...

Jan 18, 2011, Ampara, Sri Lanka travel blog

Jan 18, 2011

A travel blog entry by thetraveldiary

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Backpacker beach dream, Kalkudah Bay, Sri Lanka travel blog

Backpacker beach dream

A travel blog entry by oliviajensen

... our lives are and how guilty I felt about leaving them for the next leg of our amazing travels!) We then quickly swapped to a bus to Batticaloa and then again to one to Valaichchenai where we got a tuk-tuk to our home for the next few days, Mr Runi's ...

Sidetrip..., Batticaloa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sidetrip...

A travel blog entry by dash34

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... years later. The world heard about Thailand and Indonesia, but didn't really pay much attention to what happened on the east coast of Sri Lanka.  I rode out to the far north end of the peninsula and had a nice beach walk on a garbage-free ...

THANK YOU, FATHER CHRISTMAS!, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka travel blog

THANK YOU, FATHER CHRISTMAS!

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsrontour

JINGLE BELLS. JINGLE BELLS. Our journey to the east coast of Sri Lanka had an inauspicious start.   What should have been a 7 hour jaunt on the train turned into a 16 hour journey of disastrous proportions.   No "bl**dy bugger" that we asked told us ...

May 27, 2010, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka travel blog

May 27, 2010

A travel blog entry by aditalby

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