Travel Blogs from Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

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Crazy driving to a relaxing beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Crazy driving to a relaxing beach

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... "British style" in the left lane in South Africa, we decided to take a chance and do something that foreigners hardly ever do in Sri Lanka, we rented a car! Ummm, lets just say that it is the most extreme driving I have ever done, and actually it is a ...

Not so proud to be Canadian, in Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Not so proud to be Canadian, in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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It's been more than three months since Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper refused to visit Sri Lanka for a Commonwealth Summit meeting, citing among other things, human rights abuse. Not knowing what to expect, with the arse falling off of our ...

Unawatuna, probably the best beach in the world, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna, probably the best beach in the world

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... lot, which was a novelty amongst other drivers. So we decided to give him the dream job. He was going to chauffeur us around Sri Lanka (well, the important bits) for 10 days, starting on the 14th and ending in Colombo on the 23rd. Hiring a driver is ...

Shooting Stars, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Shooting Stars

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... to look around the historical Portuguese/dutch/English fort. Her I managed to see actually how popular cricket actually is in sri lanka..it was being played everywhere. The other weird thing was the local couples making out under the shade of umbrellas ...

Unawatuna......Voted one of the world best beaches, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna......Voted one of the world best beaches

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... Matara, which was about an hour away, once in Matara we changed buses and travelled a further hour along Sri Lankas south coast to the town of Unawatuna. The drive along the coast was both beautiful and upsetting, the beaches are the best we have EVER ...

Luxury, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Luxury

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... a start there were 4 other backpackers on the bus (2 Israeli, 2 Slovenian girls). Having not seen ANY backpackers for the whole time in Sri Lanka this was quite a turnup. There was also an albino Sri Lankan woman at the front of the bus and a guy with 6 ...

Still in Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Still in Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... so humid and everything closes down. To be honest thats all for now, not really much to tell, but having an amazing time. Unawatuna is a stunning sandy bay, with a little village behind it. The most strenuous thing we have done for the past week has ...

Moonstone coloured waters of Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Moonstone coloured waters of Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka - Getting stuck in the Sri Lankan visa extension building was a bit of a nightmare. we had fun keeping each other company, and those who know me well, would know there was endless conversation. But my prediction of being in Unawatuna ...

Unawatuna: In search of some peace and paradise, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna: In search of some peace and paradise

A travel blog entry by mikeandmarisha

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... ran out after 3 days and this did not give us enough time to adapt our trip and experience the ancient and cultural side to Sri Lanka. This really would have made our trip more complete.   Next exciting part of our journey is back into India and ...

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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... bring in their catch of stingrays and fish so big that only 3 or 4 fit into their milk crates. Unawatuna, nirvana... -- First encounter Having been in Sri Lanka for 3 days, I had yet to meet any foreign travellers. Affan, Wijara and Uma, all Sri ...

Free Time, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Free Time

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... train journey, which I now feel an expert on, that took me to Galle. One quick tuk-tuk ride later and I arrived in Unawatuna, apparently the best beach on the island. My first impressions are very good and my guesthouse, which is probably the nicest place ...

Goodbye To Beaches, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Goodbye To Beaches

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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Today was my last day on a Sri Lankan beach. I've spent the last few days loving the beach but unfortunately doing no sunbathing or swimming. I can't really take my top off as my chest looks so ridiculous but I am pretty much healed now! It's unlucky that ...

The last port of call, collecting our thoughts, Talpe, Sri Lanka travel blog

The last port of call, collecting our thoughts

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... last 7 days. Saturday was our last day with Georgie. The boys had a great time in the pool with her before Brad took her into Unawatuna to meet Ollie, her boyfriend who has come out to spend 2 weeks in the sun with her.  She has been a great person ...

The Beach at Last!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Beach at Last!

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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... me realize I must come back to this country--there is so much to do and see. But now I am on a beautiful little beach called Unawatuna Beach. My friend Sarah, who I met in Nepal last year, is here. I knew she was here and was planning on calling her ...

Unawatuna surfing and birthdays, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna surfing and birthdays

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... arrived in Unawatuna on a Sunday, during the full moon, so the beaches were packed to capacity with guests from all over Sri Lanka. The wind was howling off the bay and bending the palms that lined our shore. Windsurfers, kite boarders and sailboats were ...

My SriLankan families and friends, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

My SriLankan families and friends

A travel blog entry by mariebee

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During my six weeks in Sri Lanka I was lucky enough to meet up with the Habitat house family I had met in Oct 2005.  Sunanda, his wife Kumari, and their two little girls Gimhani 6, and Samadhi 4, were a treat to meet again, and I visited a number of ...

Our stay in Sri Lanka is coming to an end!!!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Our stay in Sri Lanka is coming to an end!!!

A travel blog entry by littlelow

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... a few of the locals may too!!!!! it'll be good, locals said 100k turtles come up!!!!! If anyone fancies a trip to Unawatuna, the food and welcome in Lucky Tuna Restaurant is brilliant and the owner Lale also owns accomodation, and Indie who works in the ...

Sri Lanka - thoughts and tales, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - thoughts and tales

A travel blog entry by mariebee

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... see friends, as well as to watch its development and progress.. which I pray happens sooner but I fear will happen later. Sri Lanka is a beautiful country, filled with truly beautiful people.  But it is also a country steeped in a seemingly ...

Sri Lanka!!!! There is a heaven on earth!!!!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka!!!! There is a heaven on earth!!!!

A travel blog entry by littlelow

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... is mad, but safe!!!!! Saw an Elephant being walked down the street on the drive down which was pretty cool. Stayed first night in Unawatuna Beach Resort, We decided we'd treat ourselves to a one nice night, and at fourty pounds for the both of us half ...

Monk and poya days, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Monk and poya days

A travel blog entry by leendunc

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Last night there was a full moon which signified the most important of the four poya days of the lunar month. The new moon, half moon, full moon and half moon. It used to be the tradition that each stage was honoured with a public holiday, but now only ...

Dogs and Frogs, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Dogs and Frogs

A travel blog entry by julia.e

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... me a Christmas present this year, how about making a small donation to the charity instead....? So Goa is now behind me, and I'm in Sri Lanka, which is calm and clean and green. I met Helen at Colombo airport, and didn't stop talking at her for the ...

Beaching it up, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Beaching it up

A travel blog entry by feliz_carolina

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... to sit. It was amazing. I haven't been able to relax like that since I left 10 months ago! It was a well deserved break if you ask me! We went to 2 beaches: Hikkaduwa and Unawatuna. I would recommened Unawatuna... its amazing and really really ...

Fishing for Money, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Fishing for Money

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins

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... dwindling fishermen now race up-and-down the stilts fishing for money - basically, "you pay, I pose". It's often claimed that Sri Lanka has more festivals than than any other country in the world, with four major religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, Muslim, ...

relaxing in Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

relaxing in Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by littlelow

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... also went to a turtle farm which was good, i held a baby turtle!!! there are strict laws protecting the turtles here in Sri Lanka, and lots of organisations protecting the eggs and baby turtles, who then release them back into the sea when they are ...

The beach with no beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The beach with no beach

A travel blog entry by sy_and_em

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... 's dish was 5pound alone) but we just needed a good meal as all the food out here is rubbish. We just cant really afford Sri Lanka, all the prices are set for holiday makers not travelers and they all think you have loads of money - our tuktuk driver took ...

Southern Beaches, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Southern Beaches

A travel blog entry by salcat

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... sleeping. Mirissa and Weligama Bay  Went to Mirissa this weekend which is another beach town but not as commercialised as Unawatuna. The beach is quite secluded and there are just a couple of beach side cafes with some SL surfer dudes playing ...

Seikkailu, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Seikkailu

A travel blog entry by anssku

Tanaan koimme pitkasta aikaa pienimuotoisen seikkailun. Lahdimme aamulla suunnistamaan Junge beachille. Olimme silmailleet opaskirjaa eraan ravintolan hyllysta ja todenneet, etta tuonne rannalle paasisi helposti kavellen. Kirjassa kylla suositeltiin ...

justa rrivd, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

justa rrivd

A travel blog entry by pablito

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... at you! so i've taken the decision to not corrct mistakes... as the advice i'm always getting goes.... 'deal with it'. sri lanka is decidedl;y wet and empty. i'm stting drippin gin the interent cafe having walked througha torrntial downpour to get here, ...

u, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

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A travel blog entry by lordos

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... so we all set off the next day.They are 2 very cool couples and we all get along so well swapping information on sri lanka.The morning is disappointing-there seem to be so many safari trucks that any animal would certainly be put off showing ...

Sri Lanka in a Nutshell, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka in a Nutshell

A travel blog entry by bengamble

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... other tourist in sight, it was just Liz and I there to soak in the sights.  One of my favourite moments in Sri Lanka.   UNAWATUNA After climbing Adam's Peak we returned to our hotel and ate breakfast.  We decided we were going to get from ...

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