Travel Blogs from Kalutara, Sri Lanka

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Galle and the 2004 tsunami, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle and the 2004 tsunami

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... the boat trip. There it was floating over the river but we couldn’t see who was flying it. It just seemed rather surreal. Sri Lanka is an important place for turtles and our next stop was one of the many turtle hatcheries in the area. There are ...

'Little England' - tea country, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

'Little England' - tea country

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... ;t until you watch the women picking on the hillside that you realise just how manual the process is.  Tea was introduced to Sri Lanka by James Taylor a British planter who arrived in 1852. We passed by loads of small shacks selling a huge array of ...

Two Glorious Days at Sea, At Sea, Sri Lanka travel blog

Two Glorious Days at Sea

A travel blog entry by jackwcummings

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... best time to connect to the ships internet service.  So many “old” folks bring their laptops and iPads onboard that it is almost impossible to maintain a connection during the day. Next: Colombo Sri Lanka and a visit to a tea ...

Ayurvedic Massage, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ayurvedic Massage

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

Another quiet day at the hotel and we decided to do an Ayurvedic massage. Ayurveda is an ancient lifestyle practice which aims to create harmony within the body. We were to have a head and shoulder massage in the spa at the hotel. The spa was a little ...

Kalutara Town and a baby cobra, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kalutara Town and a baby cobra

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

... town, he just said goodbye and left. He didn't ask for anything – are we just getting too cynical? We popped back into Kalutara to get the brass plates we had missed out on before. We had the same tuk-tuk driver as last time and once again weaved ...

Udawalawe National Park and the City of Gems, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

Udawalawe National Park and the City of Gems

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... animal life would be hiding somewhere cool. It was still dark when our driver came and I wondered how frightening an experience driving in Sri Lanka in the dark might be. We had left the boys behind as they were quite happy to spend another lazy day in ...

Start of Project, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Start of Project

A travel blog entry by lauralouise

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... good at rendering now! The Sri Lankan builders are certainly more 'relaxed'. We had a talk the other night about the history of Sri Lanka where we were told that a common Sri Lankan trait is sleepyness, bordering on laziness! I now know what he meant. ...

Kalutara Town and images of the tsunami, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kalutara Town and images of the tsunami

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... Sri Lanka and Australia. As you can imagine the staff were all very interested in the result as this is a cricket mad country. Malinga bowled beautifully getting five wickets and Sri Lanka won the game. Unfortunately they ended up losing the ...

Kalutara, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kalutara

A travel blog entry by stubo

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11/9/06 Kalutara is a nice little town based on Gale road which is the main link road up to Colombo. It took us 1.5 hours on a nice local bus to get here. It turnes out Mum and Davo are staying 5km away but it is not a problem. Polina and i ...

Dec 15, 2012, Kalutara District, Sri Lanka travel blog

Dec 15, 2012

A travel blog entry by sachintha

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brilliant time sri lanka is good, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

brilliant time sri lanka is good

A travel blog entry by mulby123

After the 4 day trip all around sri lanka we settled into our nice clean and HUGE room with of course it had a sea view we didnt do much while there just relax eat and drink lots of arak which is lovely would recomend this country and hotel to ...

Galle to Kalutara, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle to Kalutara

A travel blog entry by lucifrost

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... We had a half hour wait for the train in the searing heat with a large amount of croc wearing and camera wielding Chinese and some Sri Lankan children giving me a good poke in the back because they were interested in my white skin. The one and a half hour ...

cheep price, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

cheep price

A travel blog entry by freedomgroup

we stayed at Royal Palms Beach hotel. It is a nice place, we were very happy with hotel. there are many shopping placess near the hotel. We  want to buy some jewellery there. We visit more shops but its very defecult to find  the place what we ...

Balancing our Doshas, Kalutara, Sri Lanka travel blog

Balancing our Doshas

A travel blog entry by lucifrost

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... , Papaya) we set off for a walk around the plantation. Mostly the plants and trees were the same that we have seen throughout Sri Lanka but we did get to see a rubber tree and workers slashing the tree to extract the very white rubber which was ...

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