Travel Blogs from Bentota, Sri Lanka

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Still haven't found what were looking for....., Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Still haven't found what were looking for.....

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... dive across the road into a restaurant for cover and a cup of tea. We admit defeat and decide we've simply had enough of Sri Lanka, it's a horrible place and head back to Colombo hoping we can get the hell out as soon as possible. We jump on a bus and ...

Bentota - trapped in the bakery, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bentota - trapped in the bakery

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... a couple of traditional Sri Lankan dishes. One really nice one was called Kottu which when we ordered we didn't have a clue what it was going to be. It was roti bread diced up with veg and spices, really tasty. Bentota has restored our faith in Sri ...

A Plan Comes Together, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

A Plan Comes Together

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins

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... when just 3 years old.  She's a very bright and friendly lady, who enjoys the cricket (we watched a little of the Australia vs Sri Lanka Test match on TV), and went on to express her pride and love for her family as she took me through some assorted ...

Serendipity, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Serendipity

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins

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... it one of the most attractive beaches on the island (according to my Rough Guide book).  Despite the number of visitors, Bentota beach remains surprisingly quiet.  There's no beachlife here, and the oceanfront lacks even the modest smattering of ...

More lounging (it's very addictive), Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

More lounging (it's very addictive)

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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3rd Stop - Rest at the hotel in Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

3rd Stop - Rest at the hotel in Bentota

A travel blog entry by venoth

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   Reached the hotel quite late, almost night. We just had out bath and had dinner at the hotel itself which was inclusive of the tour package. Then we just lazed around in the resort and also utilized the club facilities available there. We ...

1st Stop - Breakfast At The Hotel, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

1st Stop - Breakfast At The Hotel

A travel blog entry by venoth

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This morning, woke early and had breakfast in the hotel. I was excited today because today we were planned to visit the Holy Shrine of Kataragama. By 7am, we had left the hotel. ...

Life on the River, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Life on the River

A travel blog entry by trent

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A quick day trip to see some river action in Sri Lanka! ...

To infinity and beyond..., Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

To infinity and beyond...

A travel blog entry by sophiebish

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... in England? Boyfriend in Sri Lanka?" My answers also run to script: "My name is Sophie. I come from England. I've been in Sri Lanka for 3 weeks teaching English. I have a boyfriend called Peter who I live with and we will soon be getting married. I do ...

Bentota, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bentota

A travel blog entry by jocelynroles

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... came to the new freeway. Only open for 10 months, its fantastic. We zoomed along at 100kph - the first time that's happened in Sri Lanka!  Now we've given Rohana a day off, which he was a bit unsure about and spent the day giving us little tips ...

Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bentota

A travel blog entry by jocelynroles

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... .  We really appreciated being invited to their home and it was really fun, lots of joking, miming, photo taking and food. To top it off, they gave each of us a present to take home. A Sri Lankan souvenir mug. How lovely is that!      ...

Feeding the Giant Turtloon!, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Feeding the Giant Turtloon!

A travel blog entry by lommy

... you'd pay a lot of money for in a turtle sanctuary, so once again we were lucky! Incidentally there are wild turtles everywhere in Sri Lanka and we saw loads! We would sit and eat our breakfast in the beach shacks looking out to see and you would always, ...

Ankunft im Haus Berlin, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ankunft im Haus Berlin

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

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Kurz vor der Stadt Betona ist noch einmal das Bild einer malerischen Küste zu sehen. Bentota ist eine Küstenstadt in Sri Lanka ungefähr 65 Kilometer südlich von Colombo. Bentota liegt am südlichen Ufer der Bentota-Fluss Mündung. Bentota ist eine ...

Kokosseilfabrik, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kokosseilfabrik

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

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Direkt hinter unserem Hotel ist eine Fabrik für Seile aus Kokoshaaren. Die Nüsse werden erst einmal 3 Wochen lang gewässert. Danach wird die Schale von den Haaren getrennt. Die dabei anfallenden Späne werden zu Puder verarbeitet und dann unter ...

Bentotal relaxation for Christmas 2015 our pressie, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bentotal relaxation for Christmas 2015 our pressie

A travel blog entry by john-and-la

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... the river and hold, we didn't get to see the rarer yellow nosed bottle fish.  It was la's turn in the jungles and parks of Sri Lanka for mosquito bites and it was now my turn. It's been so long since I have been bitten so much with them on the ...

Abendessen, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Abendessen

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

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... Willst Du etwas  auf dem Schwarzmarkt erstehen, frage einen Tuk Tuk Fahrer, die wissen alles und kennen jeden. Auch heute wieder Dinner in dem Restaurant Amal Villa. Die können wirklich mit Rindfleisch umgehen, was in Sri Lanka sehr selten ist. ...

Sri Lanka - Beach, Sun, Relaxing - Not Much Else, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Beach, Sun, Relaxing - Not Much Else

A travel blog entry by bwulz

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... give us 2 and a half full days on the beach.  There are basically two major beach destinations in the south of Sri Lanka...Bentota and Galle.  We chose Bentota just because it's a bit closer to Colombo (where the airport is) and because there ...

Tussen de vijfsterren, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tussen de vijfsterren

A travel blog entry by erwin_marjolein

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Strandbestemming Bentota is een van de plaatsen die reisgids Lonely Planet van harte aanbeveelt. Voordat we Sri Lanka verlaten hebben we nog vijf nachten te verdelen. Na het bloedhete Galle vinden we twee daagjes strand een goed idee. Waarom dan niet ...

Waterskiing- R&R, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Waterskiing- R&R

A travel blog entry by brunohenson_2

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Thanks to Serena we went to a well known watersports centre in Bentota. Their friend Ashwin goes every Sunday and has his motorboat stored there, Emma and Ryan had their first lesson with a really good instructor called CHINTHAKA on water skis and were ...

Ab an Ballermann!, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ab an Ballermann!

A travel blog entry by tiki_713

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Heute haben wir den Tag kulinarisch krachen lassen! Gleich am Anfang! Gleich mit Pannkuchen... die waren lecker! Mit Schinken und Käse und Nutella und Mango und Ananas und som Zeug eben was hier an den Bäumen wächst und bei uns nur in ...

Hold on to your hats, we're off!, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hold on to your hats, we're off!

A travel blog entry by stevepaine

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... . He wants to be, and indeed is very helpful but it can be a little overbearing in a place of only three rooms. We learnt he left Sri Lanka when he was in his twenties to work as a cook in Japan and returned as a Sushi Chef. The offer of him making us a ...

Ogled reševalne postaje želv, obisk ribj, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ogled reševalne postaje želv, obisk ribj

A travel blog entry by zupym

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... zasluženo pivo. kako prvo? kaj pa tisti resort Saman Villas? Kot rečeno sem bil "ginger beer!"Zakaj? ker je Sri Lanka imela praznik in alkohola na otoku nisi mogle kupit. Izjemo je naredil sosednji bar ki nama je prinesel pivo v čajnici :) ...

Welcome to some of the most beautiful places......, Bentota, Galle, Balapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Welcome to some of the most beautiful places......

A travel blog entry by taruvillas

taru villas, sri lanka - small boutique luxury and style in sri lanka hotels - a beach resort, a riverside villa, a city hotel, and a heritage house. featured in the conde nast traveler, hip hotels and the hip hotels atlas, herbert ypma's series of ...

Weddding day, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Weddding day

A travel blog entry by harlowri

Got Married !!!!! But it ...

Bentota 10/10, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bentota 10/10

A travel blog entry by nepalilove

A stunning day at Bentota beach visiting a pristine beach after a urine/diesel stanched train ride.  Relaxing at the hotel designed by Geoffrey Bawa.  Visiting his holiday home.  Train ride home with local ...

Den of Iniquity, Matugama, Sri Lanka travel blog

Den of Iniquity

A travel blog entry by the_muzzas

... Katja got a text message from one of her friends, it turned out there had been a Tsunami in Indonesia and the south coast of Sri Lanka had been put on alert. In 2004 the coast had been devastated with many lives lost. This was slightly worrying, we got ...

Turtle hatchery, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Turtle hatchery

A travel blog entry by lucieandiuri

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... asia did much damage to the east coast of Sri Lanka. There were many victims both human and animal. Amongst them, the turtles of Sri Lanka suffered the biggest death toll. Sri Lanka is home to 5 big species of turtles, they live for about 60 years and ...

flip flops 2, sandals 0, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

flip flops 2, sandals 0

A travel blog entry by andyfranks

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Day 12.of the trip and we are chill-axing at our beach resort in Bentota. Not much to do here but sit by the pool in the sunshine until the afternoon storms arrive, so to entertain you, we (Dave!) has come up with a couple of 'poems' : There was a chap ...

Just another tiring day by the pool!, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Just another tiring day by the pool!

A travel blog entry by andyfranks

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A very tiring couple of days in Bentota which have involved a variety of combinations of the following activities: - swimming - eating - sunbathing - drinking - sleeping - playing table tennis - hunting chipmunks - sheltering from the rain and massive ...

Are you from Dubai?, You want tuk tuk? T-shirt?, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Are you from Dubai?, You want tuk tuk? T-shirt?

A travel blog entry by mezzaandyort

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... .  Both tasted ok but Troy’s fish was rather tough and Mary’s chicken had a lot of grissel. Everywhere you go in Sri Lanka someone is trying to sell you something.  They become chatty and friendly and then want to sell you a tour or ...

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