Travel Blogs from Mirissa, Sri Lanka

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Galle and Mirissa, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle and Mirissa

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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... the fort and some beautiful Islamic architecture. A day was enough to see what we wanted to see, and it was onto Mirissa, a small fishing village turned peaceful backpacker hangout (the new Thailand?!). The beach here is long and curving, with a good ...

Searching for that picture postcard, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Searching for that picture postcard

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... on and after 3 months in India I didn't think that would be possible. We exit the train at Weligama and take a tuk tuk to Mirissa; a sleepy village with the picture postcard beach so our guide book tells us. The place is like a ghost town, half of the ...

Back to Mirissa - a birthday to remember!, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Back to Mirissa - a birthday to remember!

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... in the West and South. It was going to take at least 5 hours to get there though so we decided to make our way back to Mirissa and spend our last week there as we loved it so much. We even checked into the same guest house as the family was really lovely ...

Mirissa - Roti central & whale watching, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mirissa - Roti central & whale watching

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... I had a vegetable curry which was amazing and to my surprise consisted of 5 different dishes including, potato, beans, egg plant, Dahl and pineapple. Mirissa as a whole has certainly been our favourite place so far so let's see what Tangalle has to ...

Barmy army and fresh fish on the beach, Mirissa South, Sri Lanka travel blog

Barmy army and fresh fish on the beach

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Mirissa, Sri Lanka - Mirissa is only 40 minutes away by bus east along the south coast of Sri Lanka. The ride wasn't the best as our driver seemed to confuse driving his bus to playing on his Playstation!! We were dropped near the beach, on the ...

Sri Lankan beach bum, Unawatuna and Mirissa Beaches, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lankan beach bum

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... the Light House Lodge, gave me a Sri Lankan's views on the political strife which afflicts the Country. Tamils, a Hindu minority in Sri Lanka, are fighting for a separate state in the north. Something, which I am told will never happen. Since the attack ...

Blue Whales, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Blue Whales

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... the best £17 I've ever spent.  I spent the rest of the day relaxing on the beach watching the surfers. This is one of Sri Lanka's best surfing beaches so there was plenty of talent on display. I may have spent a little too long in the sun as I am ...

Public Transport, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Public Transport

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... book as a map I ended up getting off at Weligama and, not quite knowing where I was, negotiated a tuk-tuk ride to Mirissa. I didn't have any accommodation booked so the driver took me to a nice guesthouse that he recommended. The host is probably a ...

Whale Tails, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Whale Tails

A travel blog entry by williment

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... there's a pretty headland at one end you can climb for the views.  This time of year just off the South coast of Sri Lanka there are apparently lots (relatively) of blue whales - the biggest animal ever to have lived.  Whales, like the rest of ...

Back to the beach: Mirissa, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Back to the beach: Mirissa

A travel blog entry by tomandgem

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... an echo of “ooh” around the bus. The bus was so fast that the 4 hour journey was actually done in 3 hours! Mirissa is a beautiful beach on the south coast.  As we walked along the beach, the first thing we noticed was that the local Sri ...

Projects!, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Projects!

A travel blog entry by gos201

... that for about twenty minutes he was talking and talking about all his favourite Elton John songs. How random - in the middle of Sri Lanka! Thidora is especially nice as well because I saw how some families aren't afraid of the stigma of having a disabled ...

What others say, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

What others say

A travel blog entry by cathonaventure

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Numerous guest entries in the Ganesh Gardens guest book decried the other popular beach towns of Mirissa and Unawatuna as being too noisy and right on the road. "If you're starting your trip, stay here!" “We took the bus to Mirissa, stayed one hour ...

sleepy Mirissa..., Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

sleepy Mirissa...

A travel blog entry by leendunc

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... a length or two and we scramble on as the hail of horns signals the traffic behind adjusting its course.  Bound for Mirissa, another coastal town but quieter, our guide book suggesting it to be reminiscent of Unawatuna some fifteen years ago. ...

BEACH TIME!, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

BEACH TIME!

A travel blog entry by krasy8

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... is the better place to do it than a paradise beach. I've read a lot of good reviews about this Mirissa place located on the south of Sri Lanka, apparently one of the best beach on The Ceylon Land. The distance between Negombo and Mirissa is 157km (97.5 ...

Mirissa, Sri Lanka, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mirissa, Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

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Our last stop in Sri Lanka was in Mirissa to go whale watching. Apparently you have the best chance at seeing Blue whales around this area. It was a very smooth day on the ocean and we cruised the ocean for a total of 6 hours. I saw 3 turtles and were ...

The palm beaches and whales, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

The palm beaches and whales

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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... . And it started to rain. Not too much and passed after 10 minutes of sitting in it!! From here, you can see the 3 beaches of Mirissa (plus the beach behind us that we ended up on by mistake!) and there are just so so many palm trees. Such a lovely view. ...

Beachin' It, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Beachin' It

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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I headed to Mirissa on the recommendation of a French couple who had spent a week there.  It was a lovely beach & I wasted 4 days there doing pretty much nothing.  There seem to be no solo travelers in the area & I spent most of my time ...

Lanka Time, Coastal Sri Lankar: Hikkaduwa, Galle, Unawatuna, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Lanka Time

A travel blog entry by mjlankers

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... and Lanka that.... We saw everything from Lanka Lubricants to Lanka Women (magazine) to Lanka Fuel, to Lankem Rubber Products. Anyway... Sri Lanka: Amazing.  It is the size of San Diego and Orange county put together (or Ireland for our ...

Moving On, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Moving On

A travel blog entry by benandcally

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After spending a month in Hikkaduwa we felt it was finally time to move on - we are supposed to be travelling after all. Mirissa is more of the same but on a much smaller scale, the beach here is a lot quieter. Parrot Rock has good views of the bay and a ...

De polhena à Ahangama sur les plages du Sud, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

De polhena à Ahangama sur les plages du Sud

A travel blog entry by mikadiena

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... de la ville et très bien placée pour visiter les sites alentours. On ira voir dés l'aprem la plage touristique de Mirissa, à 15mn à peine de bus (trop facile!!). On ne sera pas déçus à l’arrivée, même plutôt agréablement surpris par la ...

Sri Lanka, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by kareem

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... me what's going on in your life. A Tear in the Ocean I'm laying on the beach in Marissa, a small beach community on Sri Lanka's south coast. Nearly 12 months ago, the tsunami struck with no warning- reminding us that we are not in control of the ...

no leopards but plenty of crocs, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

no leopards but plenty of crocs

A travel blog entry by niaandandrew

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... going to make into necklaces. This morning we caught the bus west along the coast to Mirissa, where we are now, for some more relaxation on the beach. I feel that we need ...

Beware, long post ahead!!, Mirissa , Sri Lanka travel blog

Beware, long post ahead!!

A travel blog entry by tanirikiki

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... that had stuck to them. Yuck. Yuck. Yuck. Dec. 7th – It’s still raining like crazy. Now, I’ve been in Sri Lanka since December 3rd, and there’s been rain every single day. PLUS! My last few days in India were rainy as well. It ...

The journey continues-Jaffna and elsewhere on this, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

The journey continues-Jaffna and elsewhere on this

A travel blog entry by lordos

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... and I think he is joking but within a few kilometres the bus comes to a grinding halt and its passport control in the northern half of Sri Lanka-strange but true.Im asked how long am I going to Jaffna for etc etc and I try to make my answers as brief as ...

Whales!, Mirissa North, Sri Lanka travel blog

Whales!

A travel blog entry by sy_and_em

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... said he was going to Mirissa which is where you can go to see the whales so the next day we went. It was much quieter in Mirissa, not many bars or hotels but just one big one (really expensive) with a wall around it so you have to walk all the way ...

THE tourist., Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

THE tourist.

A travel blog entry by hodgeatlarge

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the worst train ride ever, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

the worst train ride ever

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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leaving millennium for mirissa we had a driver that was supposed to pick us up at 7am. he knocked at the window of our bungalow at 6 while we still were asleep, even if the sri lankan woman booking the taxi had got overly clair instructions about our ...

Sun, Sand, Sick, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sun, Sand, Sick

A travel blog entry by backagain

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... the sky up, and you can see the bolts of lightning forking down towards the water. We are on the southern coast of Sri Lanka and there is a beach called 'Views of Antarctic’ All the places along the beach sell fresh fish, which they have on ...

merry christmas!, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

merry christmas!

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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merry christmas/god jul dear people. had the warmest day so far in mirissa and spent it on the beach (where else?). as it's still summer in my mind i wasn't to sad spending my christmas away from home. otherwise im a christmas freak and love everything ...

another lazy day, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

another lazy day

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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i just love mirissa. perfect for chilling, eating, drinking juices and doing ...

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