Travel Blogs from Sri Lanka

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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 ...

un jour à weligama, Weligama, Sri Lanka travel blog

un jour à weligama

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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Trop de vent aujourd'hui pour le surf.  réaction n°1 : aller se recoucher pour rattraper toutes ces grasses mat avortées par des sessions surf à 6h30 du mat' réaction n°2 : se lamenter de ne pas avoir emmener une aile de kite dans son ...

Addendum, Negombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Addendum

A travel blog entry by lordos

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A traveller goes from place to place always expecting the next place to be better than the last- but it never is and thats why he keeps travelling!! Our earth is a small part of this vast universe so if you find a spectacular place just remember ...

Et j'entends siffler le train...., Maskeliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Et j'entends siffler le train....

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

Me suis encore pris une bonne murge hier soir, suis alle manger au restau de mon hotel, sur le toit, apres avoir ete sur internet et grave deux DVD de photos. Sur le chemin du retour il y avait des milliers de fourmis volantes par nuees. Le temps de ...

Last day in Sri Lanka...., Negombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Last day in Sri Lanka....

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

... traversee aujourdhui et c'est pas terrible, un trafic monstrueux et anarchique, pollution, bidonvilles, pauvres, mendiants, mes premiers au Sri Lanka, et des gens beaucoup moins souriants... Vais aller manger et boire une biere demain reveil a 4h30 pour ...

Beware, long post ahead!!, Mirissa , Sri Lanka travel blog

Beware, long post ahead!!

A travel blog entry by tanirikiki

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... that had stuck to them. Yuck. Yuck. Yuck. Dec. 7th – It’s still raining like crazy. Now, I’ve been in Sri Lanka since December 3rd, and there’s been rain every single day. PLUS! My last few days in India were rainy as well. It ...

Day 27  Galle, Sri Lanka, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 27 Galle, Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise

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... decided with the rolling seas, it would be better if we pulled up anchor and set sail for our next port which was Colombo, Sri Lanka. Another sea day!  We would have liked to have seen the stilt fishermen on our excursion, but maybe another time we ...

Ella, au coeur des plantations de the, Ella, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ella, au coeur des plantations de the

A travel blog entry by mikadiena

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Mercredi matin, on se dirige donc vers la gare pour prendre le train pour Ella, village au coeur des plantations de the de la region centre. On nous avait prévenu que le train intercite est bonde....on ne sera pas déçus! Pas moyen de réserver une ...

Tea Estates of the hill country, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tea Estates of the hill country

A travel blog entry by warren.limbert

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  17Th Jan.      We had asked around and found out there was a direct bus to our next destination, Nuwara Eliya (pronounced Nureliya ). This bus left at 10 AM and was to get to Nureliya about five and a half hours later. So we duly ...

Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by andyandzak

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Sri Lanka was the perfect antidote to hectic Hong Kong - incredible Buddhist caves, elephants wandering around the jungle, huge aligator-like lizards everywhere, and the odd 6 foot snake slithering accross the highway (hmm, not our favourite aspect of the ...

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 ...

Today I learned..., Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka travel blog

Today I learned...

A travel blog entry by laureneden

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... ) but not as cheap or as fast as the train. Also it fills to about 6x it's capacity to what feels like the population of Sri Lanka inside one bus. The roads are quite dangerous I always feel I'm a blink away from being involved in a RTA when I'm anywhere ...

3rd Stop - Rest at the hotel in Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka travel blog

3rd Stop - Rest at the hotel in Bentota

A travel blog entry by venoth

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   Reached the hotel quite late, almost night. We just had out bath and had dinner at the hotel itself which was inclusive of the tour package. Then we just lazed around in the resort and also utilized the club facilities available there. We ...

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 ...

No rooms in this Hotel?, Dambulla, Sri Lanka travel blog

No rooms in this Hotel?

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... alcatifas variadas, varandas, elevadores trespassados e um jogo de relógios com as horas nos quatro cantos do mundo, geralmente desacertados. No Sri Lanka, só se disser a palavra “rooms” é que é de fiar. E mesmo assim, a ver vamos. Os ...

Adam's Peak, Dalhousie, Sri Lanka travel blog

Adam's Peak

A travel blog entry by trent

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Sri Pada, Samanalakanda, Butterfly Mountain, also known as Adam's Peak, this is THE climb to make while visiting Sri Lanka.  The steep mountain has attracted all types, whether you're a mere traveler, an explorer, a pilgrim, or even a king.  Why ...

Hikkaduwa, where proportion takes a holiday, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hikkaduwa, where proportion takes a holiday

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... but cheese sandwiches. The first meal he had was so spicy that he ran around the restaurant flapping his arms and speaking in tongues. 'Mild' in Sri Lanka is just a matter of proportion like everything else here, I think it means 'won't melt your head'. ...

Buses, temples and a lot of climbing!!, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka travel blog

Buses, temples and a lot of climbing!!

A travel blog entry by gos201

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... have for their religion. It really is impressive.   We biked on to Ruwanamweli Dagoba next - built following an ancient war in sri lanka, to show the leaders remorse for killing so many people. It is the oldest stupa in Sri Lanka and is 295ft tall ...

Tempelbesøk, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tempelbesøk

A travel blog entry by verdensreise

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... 'et er veldig annerledes her enn hjemme, og vi føler oss veldig rike (noe vi antakelig også er). Det har ikke regnet på Sri Lanka på to måneder, men i dag kom det sannelig! Det førte til at dagens safaritur i Yala nasjonalpark, ble utsatt til i ...

Sri Lanka, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by ben_anna_travel

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Sri Lanka - Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Galle

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... to chance to get something spoilt and subsequently get sick. We believe this is one of the basic survival rules in countries such as Sri Lanka or India. Regarding the city of Galle it used to be the main seaport of the island before Colombo port was ...

Christmas and Birthdays, Ella, Sri Lanka travel blog

Christmas and Birthdays

A travel blog entry by westwoods

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... were walking down the street when who should we bump into yet again but Loucka, such a small world. Geoffrey Dobbs, who founded Adopt Sri Lanka, is team captain of Taprabane Tuskers, one of the teams taking part in the event. Teams from Sri Lanka, Nepal, ...

Seren(dipity) Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Seren(dipity) Lanka

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... “Mas que cidades, que locais, o país é grande...” “TUDO!”, remata. Desisti. Pedi o mapa do Sri Lanka e de Colombo. Decididamente o senhor especializou-se na entrega personalizada de mapas da cidade de Colombo e do Sri Lanka. É ...

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 ...

kanneliya rainforest, Thawalama, Sri Lanka travel blog

kanneliya rainforest

A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka

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... back we spotted a baby snake that I was able to hold for few moments to get some pictures. At the end of the walk we managed to see few monkeys that were very shy so we have only one good enough photo of one of them.   Next – still in Sri ...

Welcome to Waikkal, Waikkal, Sri Lanka travel blog

Welcome to Waikkal

A travel blog entry by girlabouttown

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Last weeks projects and weekend!, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Last weeks projects and weekend!

A travel blog entry by gos201

Feels like so long since I last wrote - that's probably because last week was a strange one, a bit of an emotional roller coaster which served to remind me why I'm here doing what I'm doing.   I do just want to stress - don't think that I'm here on ...

Rain, rain, rain!, Mt Lavinia, Sri Lanka travel blog

Rain, rain, rain!

A travel blog entry by hollister

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... eat etc and still nearly missed my flight! Dubai's points are firmly in the negatives now!! In contrast, I think I'm gonna like Sri Lanka. The people are very friendly, there's other females on the street (always a bonus!) and almost everyone says hello ...

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. ...

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