Travel Blogs from Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka

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Mount Lavinia - not a place to visit!, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mount Lavinia - not a place to visit!

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... so we could get out of the guest house ASAP and got on a train to Bentota. Our advice to anyone travelling through Sri Lanka....skip Mount Lavinia. Although our first few experiences of Sri Lanka weren't great we knew it would get better. We'd heard great ...

Elephant Orphanage, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Elephant Orphanage

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... ; I arrived back in Colombo after a full circle of the island and ended up staying at the same hostel I stayed in a week ago, in Mount Lavinia. It was late so I headed to a nearby restaurant and then called it a day. I said goodbye to Francis and thanked ...

Mount Lavinia: Colonial Charm and Romance, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mount Lavinia: Colonial Charm and Romance

A travel blog entry by girlabouttown

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Our penultimate night in Sri Lanka was spent at the Mount Lavinia hotel, famous for it's position overlooking the ocean and it's love story. An example of colonial architecture, it's often the first stop for tourists travelling straight in from ...

Fly from Trivandrum to Sri Lanka, Columbo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Fly from Trivandrum to Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by radsolv

Time to leave India for a spell. Would return to Madras a bit ...

Heading south for cooler climate, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Heading south for cooler climate

A travel blog entry by j0dibr00k

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... I started to head south, hoping for a sea breeze and relief from the humidity of the city. I wasn't sure what expect from Mount Lavinia and to be perfectly honest still not really sure how to describe this place. The beach is not the prettiest but there ...

The Time I Went To ... Sri Lanka, Columbo, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Time I Went To ... Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by beanworld

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Day 2: A bit of change in plans…A city tour, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 2: A bit of change in plans…A city tour

A travel blog entry by sayfriend

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... see families enjoying the evening..  And so, after relaxing our mind and legs a bit, we took bus 101 again back to lavinia…we spent remaining evening at the beach, enjoying the sunset and the laid-back life style of people ...

A new assignment, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

A new assignment

A travel blog entry by gostlina

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... and the drivers think they’re on motorbikes anyway, zig-zagging in and out of the lines of larger, less flexible vehicles. At Mount Lavinia, we can see that the South West monsoon is making the sea wild; it looks more like the Pacific than the ...

Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by waynemeetsworld

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Our immediate journey from the airport to the hostel 40km south of Colombo (the capital) was an adventure that went pretty smoothly. We jumped on a local bus, costing us around 50p each which took is to the main bus terminal an hour and a half away. We ...

Last days of Sri Lanka, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Last days of Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by kaxl

... rowdy, or maybe that was just us, but probably the most odd gathering of individuals in our life put together for a party. Anyway, Mount Lavinia.....looks better in photos. To end the trip we had a 9hr wait at Colombo airport- I'm surprised we are still ...

Bye bye Male, hello Sri Lanka, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bye bye Male, hello Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by pinklady27

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I write this from the airport, waiting to fly on to Sri Lanka, it's been 32 degrees here but will be about the same there! Try to summon some sympathy for me, unlike Rhianwyn I am a lover of the Scottish climate, except for the rain, I wont mention how ...

Day 1: Happiness (lost and found)- Mount Lavinia, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 1: Happiness (lost and found)- Mount Lavinia

A travel blog entry by sayfriend

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... a computer with free internet access!With the Computer and internet handy, we decided to fix our plan for next 6 days in Sri Lanka!We started evaluating places to go, based on distance and public transport available…here we found an interesting site ...

The beach at Mount Lavinia, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

The beach at Mount Lavinia

A travel blog entry by dsango

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I was invited to eat with my boss' family at the Mount Lavinia Hotel.   Very colonial (what isn't in Colombo?), but beautiful and ...

Day 5 & 6, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 5 & 6

A travel blog entry by lou_sinton

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... day a few more guests checked into the hostel; Natalie from England and Jimmy from Australia. We were keen to visit Mt Lavinia however after slight miscommunication we were taken into town and ended up having dinner and drinks at a restaurant with a live ...

It's the beach life for me..., Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

It's the beach life for me...

A travel blog entry by crosby82

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... and Sinhala/Tamil (not sure which) to piece together what his answer was to my question 'I have two weeks, what should I see in Sri Lanka?' I'm not sure if he said his name was Kandy or that I should just visit but either way he gave me his number and ...

Beach day, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Beach day

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11

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Had to head into town to post our clothes to London as we now have a whole new atire! Then back to the hostel and went to the beach with Dom. At the beach for about 4 hours and ate the hottest green curry yet! Wasn't a Thai curry so not that good. Went ...

Went to town, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Went to town

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11

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... - saw White House, bats, Riots with Buddha and local government. Went to a coffee place after riot and met the most loveliest Sri Lankan guy - talked to him for about an hour then got some directions to get around and to Odels - tea and scroggon were ...

Arrived in Sri Lanka, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Arrived in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11

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Hung out at the airport for a good few hours waiting for flight, got dinner and looked at a few duty free stores. Both feeling very tired Claire and Pheobs on different flights but have already left earlier than us! Just Em and I now :) Late flight so ...

Shopping for clothes, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Shopping for clothes

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11

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Needed to find lots of Long clothes for some parts of Sri Lanka as well as India. So hot walking around! Ended up finding a second hand store and getting tops an then went to Glitz and got another pair of pants. 5 months anniversary today so went to a ...

We come to the end, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

We come to the end

A travel blog entry by tiki_713

... . Kleiner, schneller, klimatisiert. Also reisen wir heute mal für teures Geld (2,02€, 2 Fahrkarten) Richtung Hauptstadt. In Mount Lavinia angekommen freuen wir uns über das Hotel, das versteckt in einer Seitenstrasse liegt, in einer Gegend ...

Mount Lavina!! <3, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mount Lavina!! <3

A travel blog entry by oliviafayehunt

... ! Until a bit later where we meet this Iranian guy who i think paid them off so he could drink and bought us beers!!! Ended up a very funny night finding out about his 2 girlfriends!! Hopefully we will meet him again in Sri Lanka!     ...

Moved to hostel & beach day, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Moved to hostel & beach day

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11

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From our small homestay. Very nice and the ladies who run it are so adorable! Went for my first run of the year! Yay People in our dorm are very young and a bit simply. Went to a local place for dinner with Sarah (Aus) and Cat (Brit) and it was fantastic ...

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