Travel Blogs from Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

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Back in Paradise!!!! X-mas and New Year, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Back in Paradise!!!! X-mas and New Year

A travel blog entry by surfy_sarah

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... was really nice & she seemed to have a good time too. I've also started learning sinhala (the main language spoken here in Sri Lanka) which is good & making me lots of local friends. Think I'm going to do a sri lankan cookery course sometime soon ...

Lazing on the beach!!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Lazing on the beach!!

A travel blog entry by surfy_sarah

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... times but not yet been to the fort...........I really must do that sometime soon!! It's just so easy to get trapped in the Unawatuna bubble & not go anywhere! And lazing on the beach is so easy to do!!! Went to a surfing competition up in ...

Sunning and sweating in Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sunning and sweating in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by mariebee

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... SriLanka." BBC country profile here OVERVIEW | FACTS | LEADERS | MEDIA Full name: Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Population: 19.4 million (UN, 2005) Capital: Colombo (commercial), Sri Jayawardenepura (administrative) Largest ...

Best Vego food ever, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Best Vego food ever

A travel blog entry by bass_ke

... feel better. The Chef/Owner had returned from a few years working in the UK and had started his own Restauraunt back in Sri Lanka, his philosophy about cooking was great and he was a really positive man.  We got some Nacho's and Enchilidas, ...

Full moon public holiday #1, Unawatuna East, Sri Lanka travel blog

Full moon public holiday #1

A travel blog entry by gos201

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... cranberry juice - felt like I was in Derby for a minute! We had great talks with the majors son about places to visit in Sri Lanka and also about the properties and beaches he owns and the great charity and community work he and his father conduct. A very ...

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 ...

Unawatuna, Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

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Sri Lanka is our last country that we're backpacking (although we still have Singapore & Perth - but we'll be staying with friends and family rather than backpacking) we plan to take it easy and not to tire ourselves out with fitting too much in the ...

Im off again, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Im off again

A travel blog entry by lordos

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... young girl who I photograph and she leaves after thanking me in great English but comes running bavck and pleads"Please come back to Sri Lanka-please"The genuiness overwhelms me and I tell her I will and I will send her the picture.Her fther scrawls the ...

Peaceful Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Peaceful Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by bass_ke

... one as we couldn't fit our packs in with the subs and speakers a few of the tuk tuk's have in the back. We got into Unawatuna after a couple of hours and after arguments with more tuk tuk drivers.  We settled into a place called the Full Moon resort, ...

Cooking and last minute things, Unamatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Cooking and last minute things

A travel blog entry by timscott23

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We are nearing the end of our stay in Sri Lanka, and are concerned about not fitting in everything we want to do! Eliza and Baz went into Galle this morning in a tuk tuk with Neil to find out about the train times tomorrow.  This was their first tuk ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by mrsjo

Please see ...

Three Lions Fail to Roar, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Three Lions Fail to Roar

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins

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Thursday was my earliest start yet.  1.30am to be precise, as my alarm woke me to watch England vs. Croatia in my hotel room on India-based Star TV.  It seemed a bit surreal watching the match live at such an unusual hour, and the sense of ...

Scuba-watuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Scuba-watuna

A travel blog entry by randfamily

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... emails advising of our arrival and asking for a specific instructor I had been told about, but when we were met at the Unawatuna Diving Center they seemed to have no recollection of us. Nevertheless, the instructor available was the one I wanted, Indiga, ...

After the Tsunami, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

After the Tsunami

A travel blog entry by jamieparkins

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... south-east to the ever expanding village of Unawatuna (Una-what-una), my base for the next 4 nights.  Unawatuna is now firmly established as Sri Lanka's most popular resort for independent travellers.  Set snugly in a pretty semi-circular bay, ...

Saree Sisters on Tour in Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Saree Sisters on Tour in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by mariebee

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My Bollywood tales continue, this time in Sri Lanka!  On Christmas day, while enjoying our turkey dinner, and mingling with the 49 other guests at my friend Alison's dinner party, her friend Linda suggested we take part in ...

Death, destruction & Warnie, Unawatuna/ Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Death, destruction & Warnie

A travel blog entry by deetour

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... a magnificent hotel from Colonial days and similar feel to Raffles in Singapore. The  1954 movie " Over the River Kwai" was filmed in Sri Lanka and included this hotel and it's staff & I think Mt Lavinia Hotel as well.   On the way to ...

Unatawuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unatawuna

A travel blog entry by jeneggener

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... nbsp; I was considering continuing along the coast to a couple more towns that seem somewhat interesting, but seeing as I only have one month in Sri Lanka, I don't have too much time to just wander.  I hope you are well.  peace, ...

Southwest Leg Of Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Southwest Leg Of Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by mo_mike

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Great beaches, great surf, great food. For Mo and I it was our favourite local cuisine and that is saying alot because we loved the food in India. The locals on the coast are easy going and that includes the shop owners and beach sellers. And if you stay ...

Addicted, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Addicted

A travel blog entry by tanirikiki

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... I forgot my iphone and have no pictures to put up...... Anyhow, it was lovely. They're such astounding little creatures!! Get to Unawatuna, I book my room at SurfCity, dive central and chill out at the beach. Meet new great people and enjoy the sights. ...

The stick fishermen, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The stick fishermen

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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... were in jungle, others were long stretches of sand. The Sri Lankan stilt fishermen are famous - everytime you see photos of Sri Lanka, always the stilt fishermen feature. However sadly, perhaps because they weren't paid enough, there are no longer any ...

The Lovely Laguna of Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Lovely Laguna of Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by randfamily

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     We flew from Bangalore to Colombo, Sri Lanka, and we were stunned to see that at the duty free stores in the airport, they sell things like washing machines and Macintosh computers. "Who goes to the airport to buy a washing ...

Galle Fort, Unamatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle Fort

A travel blog entry by timscott23

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... Galle - pretty dramatic stuff.  The Galle cricket ground was badly damaged, but today we saw a game there between the England and Sri Lanka under 19 teams.   Next time we are in Sri Lanka we will stay in the Fort for a while - and learn some ...

Leaving paradise, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Leaving paradise

A travel blog entry by surfy_sarah

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... had my last rice & curry today & now looking forward to pad thai & green chicken curry! I will say one thing though.........I'll definitely come back to Sri Lanka at some point. It's such a magical place & really gets under your ...

The jungle beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The jungle beach

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... com prioridade para as mulheres; As saudades que eu já tinha de uma boa condução pelo lado direito. No Sri Lanka originalmente a condução é “à inglesa”, pelo lado esquerdo da estrada. Excepto se for um autocarro público ou uma ...

And relax.....welcome to Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

And relax.....welcome to Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by girlabouttown

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... offering much of the same thing but a few stand out places: - Full Moon- great red wine (difficult to find in Sri Lanka), lovely prawns and reasonable prices, Italian restaurant - Happy Banana- the BEST fresh calamari- garlicky, lemony, peppery sauce and ...

The fisherman Sunil, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The fisherman Sunil

A travel blog entry by leendunc

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Its early and the sun still has its hazy red glow.  I take the short walk along the quiet, cool and sandy path that leads to the sheltered northern side of the bay.  The locals greet you with a familiar kindness, occasionally attempting to ply ...

A long, long trip to Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

A long, long trip to Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... made way to suburbs, then farms and eventually raw countryside, the scenery became incrementally more lush and beautiful. This was the real Sri Lanka, a place I had been aching to see and hike through, of which we were able to do just a small bit while ...

Portugal in Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Portugal in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... os barões assinalados Que, da ocidental praia lusitana, Por mares nunca de antes navegados Passaram ainda além da Taprobana... A Taprobana... Sri Lanka...onde os portugueses chegaram há quase cinco séculos (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lanka)! Os ...

Jungle beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Jungle beach

A travel blog entry by leendunc

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... which meanders down hill through thick rainforest.  It feels good to be free from the shops, tuktuks and bussle of Unawatuna.     The beach features two idyllic bays and a small beach hut restaurant which is surrounded by rainforest. ...

At the beach!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

At the beach!

A travel blog entry by hollister

Finally at the beach to enjoy the sunshine and the nightlife of Sri Lanka! Hot and got burnt but a good ...

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