Travel Blogs from Tangalle, Sri Lanka

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Tangalled Up in Blue, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tangalled Up in Blue

A travel blog entry by cosmicllama

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... damage is said to pale in comparison to that of the east, is horribly affected nonetheless. It is apparent that Sri Lanka needs major assistance. And the country is receiving assistance. Refugee camps are set up throughout the region; international ...

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 ...

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 ...

Coconut Palms, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Coconut Palms

A travel blog entry by dancingshanti

... if it's raining or if it's just the coconut palm leaves singing in the wind. you see, my first early morning in Sri Lanka, as i awoke, I though i heard coconut palm leaves gliding together and past themselves, making music as the legs of crickets do--but ...

Sea fishing, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sea fishing

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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... I were told to stand on one side and the rest were searched for drugs, even old women. Anyway we all arrived safely in Tangalle and I found a nice quiet hotel on the beach. I was the only customer. I had an upstairs room with a balcony overlooking the ...

Happy Christmas!, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Happy Christmas!

A travel blog entry by westwoods

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... so we assume that's how many families there are. The site where the houses are being built is appalling, the local council asked Adopt Sri Lanka to buy it and build houses for the Tamils, what they didn't say is that the land was a rubbish tip!! That ...

rand, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

rand

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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Rannas tagasi, sedapuhku linna nimi Tangalle. Parast viie internetipunkti külastamist oleme leidud ühenduse. Pärast saabumist ja kapsastunud olekus esimesena valitud hotelli uksest käisid lained peaaegu et sisse. Kolisime järgmisel päeva juba ...

Sri Lankan Wildlife, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lankan Wildlife

A travel blog entry by westwoods

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... rabies jabs, sadly of course the dog disappeared, we were told it had been "collected" We've heard that there is a vet team in Sri Lanka going round neutering dogs, we hope it's true. Apart from the wild dogs some people do own pet dogs, which mainly seem ...

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, ...

So we made it to Sri Lanka, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

So we made it to Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by westwoods

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... already complete. Shops and markets have been rebuilt so that normal life can restart and the Charity we are working for, Adopt Sri Lanka have helped to rebuild 50+ Guest Houses along the south coast. We are currently staying in one such guesthouse, ...

tangalle, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

tangalle

A travel blog entry by dancingshanti

... until Thurs. the 9th in the afternoon. Friday morning i would have a private lesson because the other students are leaving to explore Sri Lanka for a few days--Sunday is the moon day, and with Anthony being gone they have a good chunk of time. I too ...

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 ...

Back to Tangalle, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Back to Tangalle

A travel blog entry by new_lands

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... the day, then buy fruit and vegetables from the local stalls with Fasloon teaching me how to make curries ‘Sri Lanka style’!  Tangalle has an impressive market every Wednesday and Sunday in the main square which has hundreds of sellers of ...

5th - 17th  February, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

5th - 17th February

A travel blog entry by orioncassiopiea

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We took the local bus along the coast from Galle to Matara, where we changed and caught another to Tangalle, a three hour journey. We arrived at the Ibis Guesthouse, which sits directly on the beach on the Indian Ocean.  Our first floor room with a ...

Dilena beach - Paradise, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Dilena beach - Paradise

A travel blog entry by eileen.bracey

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After two days absorbing the culture of the old fort we were delighted to arrive in the paradise of Tangalle. We found a small cabana, only 10 meters from the beach that was basic, but the bed was decorated with tropical flowers, we were sold. We threw ...

26.12.04, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

26.12.04

A travel blog entry by new_lands

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... one of the worst tsunami in history, left behind. Over 35,000 people were killed alone here in Sri Lanka with over 100,000 houses destroyed, Tangalle was one of the worst affected areas and everyone here has their story. I find it incredibly sad walking ...

Talalla to Goyambokka, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Talalla to Goyambokka

A travel blog entry by johnsmetana

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... . With his unashamedly flamboyant mullet and a large straw bag I was enticed into his strange tales of a safari/any where of Sri Lanka tours. He showed me his laminated letters of approval from past customers and photos of leopards and elephants. Who was ...

Goyambokka, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Goyambokka

A travel blog entry by johnsmetana

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... of how much water did we bring.We did finally return to our starting point some 5kms later (felt like 50) and conveniently enough (being Sri Lanka) there was a beach bar to quench our thirsts some 100m down the beach. One thing has to be said, I for one ...

lovely lil town with a beach, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

lovely lil town with a beach

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

Great lil town lots of guesthouses but most seem pretty empty as well as places to eat, found a lovely lil place with a view of the ocean for 2000 ruppies a nite and even had ...

Lotus Land - Home away from home, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Lotus Land - Home away from home

A travel blog entry by kritch

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... lucky with that place and ended up staying two more days than we expected just because it was so peaceful and tranquil. Everyone in Sri Lanka, since we arrived, has been incredibly helpful and not just that but very sincere. So, when a 30 something guy ...

Staying at the Franjipani guest house in Tangalla, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Staying at the Franjipani guest house in Tangalla

A travel blog entry by ourmaninkome

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On my way up country to Haputale and have not yet decided how long I will stay in Tangalla. Got attacked by a drunk tonight while walking down the street. He grabbed me by the shirt and I had to push him away. Some other guy grabbed him and pull him ...

Award Ceremony, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Award Ceremony

A travel blog entry by mioww

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... world (he is also the only fly-fisherman in Sri Lanka...). He also looked just like Uncle Will from Fresh Prince.   Sri Lanka is a beautiful, wonderful place. Everyday (every hour!) I look forward to the next dose of random events, meetings and ...

Lazy days, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Lazy days

A travel blog entry by jamesandgwen

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... . They were good company and full of great tips for our onward travels to India from where they had recently come. Tangalle is heaven for those who want endless deserted sand, the odd palm tree, the occasional hammock, gorgeous, blazing sunsets... and ...

Jon and Chamikas Excellent Adventure - Part 1, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Jon and Chamikas Excellent Adventure - Part 1

A travel blog entry by buddhabing

... . The journey took us five hours through increasingly dramatic scenery as we did the proverbial and headed for the hills. Now the lonely planet -Sri Lanka says and I quote ' dont go anywhere in a tuk tuk that takes more than an hour. Believe me from ...

Hills, Leopard and Beach, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hills, Leopard and Beach

A travel blog entry by timandtk

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... , sporadic rain showers and sprawling tea fields to Nuwara Eliya (pronounced Nureliya), the main town for exploring the highlands of central Sri Lanka. We arrived in the middle of a bout of heavy rain, which didn't stop our hostel sending their minivan to ...

Sri Lanka, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by rien

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Namaste, I arrived in Tangalla at 12:00 after a two and a half hour bustrip. I took a room in Gajana guesthouse with seaview for 700 rp. The restaurant has a fine menu with fresh fish so it will be perfect four a few days of relaxing. The second day was ...

Alex saved a sea turtle!!!, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Alex saved a sea turtle!!!

A travel blog entry by outbounders

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... rents privates bungalows overlooking the ocean from his private residence! We settled in for 2 days, 2 nights, unlike other cities Tangalle beach spans over 10km and is virtually untouched, few amenities are offered beach side, but nonetheless convenient ...

Paradise, Tangalle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by mioww

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The following weekend, I went to visit Denise in Tangalle. We had intentions of going to use a pool at a nearby hotel, but they wanted too much money (usually hotels will let you use the pool if you buy a $4 lunch - this hotel wanted $12!?!?!) so we went ...

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