Travel Blogs from Tangalla, Sri Lanka

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If u crocodile, don't forget to scream!, Hamnbantota, Sri Lanka travel blog

If u crocodile, don't forget to scream!

A travel blog entry by carjack83

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Today Gourie who helps in the kitchen, was off so Milani helped to cook meaning she asked to teach her Preschool class. It just so happened that the 3 loudest and worst behaved where all present so it was all fun! I'm well used to them now and to be fair ...

Let's talk about cricket, Hamnabantota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Let's talk about cricket

A travel blog entry by carjack83

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... in English very well when it comes to cricket. I really should start to take an interest as we're going to watch England v Sri Lanka in October.   We're traveling up to Colombo tomorrow night in preparation of a day trip to Kandy on Wednesday. ...

Tree, Hmabantota, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tree

A travel blog entry by carjack83

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Today I learnt alongside the preschool children - I can now write "tree" in Sinhala! You never know when that's going to come in handy! It's such an artistic language - I don't know how people write so quickly.   There was a parent/teacher ...

Tangalla - Sri Lankan Coast, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tangalla - Sri Lankan Coast

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... many tourists, and as this is a main income in this area they desperatly need tourists now more than ever...people as always in Sri Lanka are so friendly, but you can tell from their faces here that they are especially pleased to see you. Tangalla, is ...

The Beach House - perfect bare foot days, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Beach House - perfect bare foot days

A travel blog entry by wickens

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After our disastrous experience at Yala, the travel agency tried to make amends by giving us an extra night at The Beach House, which was a wonderful place to spend 4 days. The cosy 3 bedroom house had a fabulous garden and pool and a door that opened ...

Tangalle - the middle of nowhere, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tangalle - the middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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Well we knew very little about Tangalle apart from where we were staying and that we could go and see the turtles laying their eggs at night. When we arrived at Tangalle bus station after our hour and a half bus journey, we then had to get a Tuk Tuk ...

Sri Lankan hospitality, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lankan hospitality

A travel blog entry by westwoods

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... to finish the work off in time so we lent our hands to the task. Indika is a well renowned and respected artist and sculptor in Sri Lanka and his gallery was devastated by the tsunami and 160 or so of his works were washed away. He recovered a couple of ...

lounging in tangalle, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

lounging in tangalle

A travel blog entry by pablito

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... pictures and no inclination towards blogging. pictures will come but any chance of saying anything of relevance is slipping away fast. sri lanka appears to have kept it's southwest monsoon for an extra six months and shows no signs of letting ...

Cookery classes & Turtle Watching, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Cookery classes & Turtle Watching

A travel blog entry by salcat

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... were 5 green turtles on the beach.  Green turtles are the most common species in SL, but there are 5 present in Sri Lanka, Green, Leatherback, Loggerhead, Olive Ridley and Hawksbill.  It takes them about an hour to come onshore and select the ...

string hoppers, steps and sunshine, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

string hoppers, steps and sunshine

A travel blog entry by leendunc

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... idyllic beach where you could catch some relief from the intense heat by the cool sea breeze.  Our main reason for visiting Tangalla was to visit the Mulkirigala rock temple, which dated back to the 2nd century BC.  luckily the day we arranged ...

To the coast, finally!, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

To the coast, finally!

A travel blog entry by bass_ke

Today was spent mostly in Transit Just a quick walk through Nuwara Eliya and the chill before starting our way down the coast to Tangalle Via Ella We had a pretty quiet night in Tangalle, people are heaps friendlier down this way! ...

Uda Walawe National Park, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Uda Walawe National Park

A travel blog entry by salcat

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... because you are Western unless you have a connection.  We are strongly recommended not to use the public buses to get around in Sri Lanka as a whole just now and I am just going to stick to using a driver and it is much more flexible. Sunimal ...

Sea fishing, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sea fishing

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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I didn't get a seat on the bus from Ella and standing in the bus as it sped down the hilly roads was not very comfortable. The only unusual thing was that one point we had to get off the bus. Another tourist and I were told to stand on one side and the ...

Peace among the palms at Surya Garden, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Peace among the palms at Surya Garden

A travel blog entry by mariebee

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... migrated every evening, but it appears some of them hang around to dance in the starlight. So far I've spent three weeks in Sri Lanka... and this last week has been like heaven on earth.  Heaven briefly turned into hell the other day when I was ...

Introduction to Sri Lanka, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Introduction to Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by salcat

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... ;They work with local communities to strengthen support and development in the area of mental health in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.  http://www.creativeaction.org.lk.  Basic Needs is an International NGO and founder/partner of Creative ...

Seafood slaughter, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Seafood slaughter

A travel blog entry by deetour

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... roof, it was great.    Rooms and pool were lovely and we chilled, playing beach cricket, I got my first massage in Sri Lanka and a falling coconut missed my head by about 5 cm while lying there.  I was keen to see the turtle migration that ...

Tangalla, plage sauvage, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tangalla, plage sauvage

A travel blog entry by mikadiena

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Un petit trajet de bus samedi matin 17/08 depuis Embilipitya pour rejoindre la cote sud par la plage de Tangalla. On ne savait pas encore si on y resterait, alors on s'est dirigé avec les gros sacs a dos vers la plage, histoire de se poser un peu au bord ...

Building Houses, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Building Houses

A travel blog entry by feliz_carolina

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We went to some MCC partner projects, where they are building houses for people who were affected by the Tsunami. Its been a year and a half since the Tsunami hit, and people are still not in houses! It was really sad. People are living in schools, ...

Paradise Found, (original title still Lost), Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Paradise Found, (original title still Lost)

A travel blog entry by williment

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A short hop on the bus along the South coast brings us to the aptly named Palm Paradise Cabanas, Tangalla.  We had these ear marked for ages after reading good reviews on 'Trip advisor' and were certainly not disappointed. We were quickly installed ...

Recette du Alou Tharkali, plat tibetain.., Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Recette du Alou Tharkali, plat tibetain..

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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- 2 grosses patates coupees en frites - gros haricots verts coupes tres finement - 1 oignon coupe grossierement - 2 gousses d'ail - 2 piments verts coupes dans la longueur - 2 tomates coupees en des - ginger (3 cm sur 1cm) - poudre veg massala - poudre ...

Recette du chutney, plat indien et nepalais, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Recette du chutney, plat indien et nepalais

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Couper finement un oignon et 3 tomates. Couper finement aussi un piment rouge et un piment vert, moins si vous n'aimez pas trop epice. Melanger le tout, tout en continuant a hacher. Ajouter de l'ail, selon les gouts, puis de la coriandre fraiche. Saler. ...

Musical Guesthouses, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Musical Guesthouses

A travel blog entry by cathonaventure

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... beach were small craters where turtle eggs had been laid. We saw an iguana scrabbling in one, looking for those eggs. The Sri Lanka Turtle Conservation Project is located here, so it is likely that enough eggs will survive and the little turtles will be ...

Lazy four days on the beach, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Lazy four days on the beach

A travel blog entry by warren.limbert

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... I would say however that we have found it cheaper to live in all of the countries we have visited so far than we have in Sri Lanka. I don't understand what is going on in the Sub Continent. I have stopped going to India because the prices of hotels there ...

Sri Lanka - Tangalle, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Tangalle

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... Project (TCP) was officially registered in 1995 as an independent Sri Lankan non-governmental organization. Rekawa is Sri Lanka's only official sanctuary. TCP's mission is to conduct research surveys, implement education and awareness programs and ...

Sad fishermen stories, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sad fishermen stories

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

I liked it so much here that I decided to stay on longer. I got to know the fishermen a bit better and they all had stories about the day the tsunami came and they lost their loved ones and their homes. One man found his father in a tree many miles ...

Il pleut il pleut bergere...., Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Il pleut il pleut bergere....

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

... chambre qui pue le moisi, et retour a la guest house pour cours de cuisine, lecture, bedos et bieres, et nice chicken curry.... Voila, passionnant. Ah si je me suis aussi achete des souvenirs, 5 petits masques sri lankais, et ai ecrit 4 cartes ...

Apres la pluie le beau temps: euh non pas ici..., Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Apres la pluie le beau temps: euh non pas ici...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... route sont morts de rire de voir deux blancs tout mouilles, surtout moi sur ma mob toute ripou, quand on voit un panneau indiquant Tangalla a 16km! Merde on s'est plantes de route!!! On est verts et mouilles, on a froid, mais on se laisse pas aller et 40 ...

Tangalle'd up in Blue, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tangalle'd up in Blue

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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After seeing a leopard and lots of other exotic wildlife, it was time to unwind on a tropical beach. (Sri Lanka has almost everything you could want in a vacation destination.) Dennis and I took a two-hour bus ride from Tissa to Tangalle after our safari ...

sunsets dripping buckets of gold, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

sunsets dripping buckets of gold

A travel blog entry by ecour0404

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... they ask you "where are you from" "how old are you" "where are you going" "where do you stay" "how do you like Sri Lanka" (it's always those 5 questions, usually followed by a billizon more) they are just truly interested. The animals were also lovely, we ...

Tangalle, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tangalle

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna

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... , or shoulder season prices just got lower. Either way we were happy! April is known as a 'shoulder season' month here in Sri Lanka, meaning that the weather is generally good, but can be slightly variable, particularly in the afternoons when clouds can ...

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