Travel Blogs from Galle, Sri Lanka

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Serendipity, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Serendipity

A travel blog entry by elegibson

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... down over the Indian Ocean from an infinity pool on a deserted beach... Surely you can't need any more persuading To come and see Sri Lanka for yourselves! Still a few weeks left on this special island then on 17th March I fly to Laos for a month and then ...

Sri Lanka's South Coast - Colonial Galle & Beaches, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka's South Coast - Colonial Galle & Beaches

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... with fortification walls and most buildings inside dating from the era of Dutch colonialization before the British took control of Sri Lanka. Galle was pleasant to stroll around but there aren't many notable sights. Sri Lanka’s south coast was ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by aandl

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... auto rickshaw to Galle Fort and our guest house.     The Fort area is the old colonial heart of Galle (originally colonised by the Dutch and subsequently by the English) with attractive and very quiet streets (particularly in comparison with ...

Leopards-0 : Snakes-1, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Leopards-0 : Snakes-1

A travel blog entry by johnandalison

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... , for an annual Christmas party with friends gathered at Hillary and Andrew's place back in Vancouver. An unexpected surprise was that Sri Lanka`s south coast is on the annual migration of the world largest animal, the blue whale. The pamphlets, which ...

Sri Lanka - Day 11 - Last Night in Lanka, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Day 11 - Last Night in Lanka

A travel blog entry by ckingnfinding

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... . A quick visit to a turtle hatchery and refuge. I found out there are 7 different types of turtles and 5 are found in Sri Lanka! (Haven't googled checked that, so don't quote me). At this small facility, injured turtles are nursed back to health and ...

A hot St Andrews - a very unusual experience, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

A hot St Andrews - a very unusual experience

A travel blog entry by tess.johnson

We took our Tuk Tuk over to the nearby historic fort of Galle for a wander around. With the old wall next to the sea it was a little reminiscent of St Andrews (so very apt for us 3 university friends to be there!), although it was much warmer!! And you ...

Colombo Bound, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Colombo Bound

A travel blog entry by ringsworldtrip

... filled with soft white sand and crystal clear waters and is much more beautiful then Goa . The old fort area is know as Galle and we are about 10 mins away for this very expensive up and coming area . The little streets are filled with fabulous ...

Stuff and things, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Stuff and things

A travel blog entry by squigglewiggle

... law strikes again!  It was very surreal sitting on a beautiful beach with bits of houses all around you. The area has a strong Sri Lankan Army presence – and err go a strong Tiger presence too (though I didn’t see any) – Soldiers ...

New Year Holiday, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

New Year Holiday

A travel blog entry by gihan

http://www.experiencesrilanka.com/hotel_page?object=accom&hotel_id=67 Had a wonderful break at Kingsley's Perl located just past 125km post, a quite villa facing the sea with a pool and small garden to play few out door games. Good cook at prepared ...

Last few days, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Last few days

A travel blog entry by rachelcouncell

... and then at a seafood restaurant where I had king prawns. The drive was along the coast where the Tsunami hit. I am now in Galle at a lovely hotel on the coast and we had the most beautiful sunset tonight. Tomorrow I'm going whale watching at 5.30 AM. ...

Great city, brutal bus ride, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Great city, brutal bus ride

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

I'm about over taking the bus now after being on the road for 3 months, up until now the buses have been alright overall but I'm stating to get motion sickness from them as they drive very erratic and jerky and fill them right up, i had 3 people ...

Last Day Lets make the most of it, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Last Day Lets make the most of it

A travel blog entry by rvfdan

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... in unawatuna we make arrangements with the Hotel for a late check out tomorrow and a car to the airport then its out for an evening walk around Galle Fort , we both still have some Rupees left so its splurge dinner at the Galle Fort hotel again ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by elizabethandian

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... the turtle conservation farm from one of the staff and learnt a lot: of the 7 varieties of sea turtle in the world 5 are indigenous to Sri Lanka. The mortality rate in the wild is enormous – of each 1,000 egss hatched, only about 10 or 20 make it to ...

Welcome to some of the most beautiful places......, Bentota, Galle, Balapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Welcome to some of the most beautiful places......

A travel blog entry by taruvillas

taru villas, sri lanka - small boutique luxury and style in sri lanka hotels - a beach resort, a riverside villa, a city hotel, and a heritage house. featured in the conde nast traveler, hip hotels and the hip hotels atlas, herbert ypma's series of ...

Final days in Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Final days in Galle

A travel blog entry by guy.everton

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... on the beach all day, but this is pretty much what we did. If you accept that most beaches in heavily populated areas such as Sri Lanka's southern coast aren't going to be very private, then I'd have to say that this beach was pretty perfect in all other ...

Nov 16, 2013, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Nov 16, 2013

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

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Day 26... Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 26... Galle

A travel blog entry by chrisandimbi

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... presented with a delicious pancake filled with coconut and honey and a pot of coffee. Very sweet.    We caught a bus to Galle which took about 2.5hrs and after arriving at the bus station, we walked to the nearby old Dutch Fort in search of ...

Its that time of the year again., Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Its that time of the year again.

A travel blog entry by sally-ann-leaf

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... turtle idling by. They really are the most amazing creatures. After 5 days of island life, we set off, en masse, to Galle in southern Sri Lanka where we had rented a very pretty villa which was once a tea plantation and is surrounded by paddy fields. The ...

Mar 23, 2011, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mar 23, 2011

A travel blog entry by cocoandsteve

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Good week of projects but good byes begin., Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Good week of projects but good byes begin.

A travel blog entry by beckeyjw

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... I had Spaghetti Bolognese followed by frozen yoghurt and cashew nuts, not a combination I've had before but delicious. The main drawback of Galle is that even off season you are paying tourist rates, and as a lot of time we haven't been you really notice ...

It's the final countdown.., Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

It's the final countdown..

A travel blog entry by elliemack

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... their term tests are over) and then in the afternoons visit the boys and progress with their english learning. During my time in Sri Lanka, I've worked with children and young adults aged 6-19 and I can honestly say I've had the most amazing experience ...

Last stop in Sri Lanka, Unawatuna and Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Last stop in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by oliviajensen

... run by a couple from Canada and Dubai who are letting us whale around until later.  However.... we have absolutely loved our time in Sri Lanka!!! It feels like we're here on the cusp of it becoming touristy and I'm so glad we got to see it before ...

Why land is my favourite place to be......., Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Why land is my favourite place to be.......

A travel blog entry by mknox

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... as they headed back to a British Winter i still had a few unanswered questions: 1) if Bridge on river Kwai was filmed in Sri Lanka as location matched the river Kwai why didnt they just film it at the river Kwai in Thailand which arguably has to be the ...

Country # 7 - Port # 8, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Country # 7 - Port # 8

A travel blog entry by lissi

Celebrating my 23rd Birthay in Sri ...

Safari, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Safari

A travel blog entry by alanjaques

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Animals and stuff, ...

It's all in Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

It's all in Galle

A travel blog entry by alanjaques

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... quickly duck inside. But we managed the entire journey without losing anyone, and I'm sure the majority of Sri Lanka were on the train. I checked into the Galle Face Hotel and took a shower, then wandered around Colombo for a while, a couple of ...

Day 7: Back to Colombo and onward to Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 7: Back to Colombo and onward to Galle

A travel blog entry by sayfriend

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Next day was gonna be our second last in Sri Lanka and last day for any sight seeing…we took early morning train back to Colombo…the ticket was SLR 200 (approx.)…the journey was exquisite! The view from both the sides was really good, ...

Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Colombo, kandy, Galle, Matara, Mirissa, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by mammalfish

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... Sri Lankan hospitality, dancing the Sri Lankan way! A traditional home - basic, with a well in the garden. An enlightening experience! Overall, Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful countries in the world - with the worst food! All the gear but no idea! ...

Journey to the airport, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Journey to the airport

A travel blog entry by toby-helen-sea

... We decided that on the 26th that we should start heading back to the airport for our next fight to Kuala Lumpur, so we stopped off in Galle for two nights as we loved it soo much, and we did finally get to watch a cricket match, tho it was only a local ...

You can play, but don't you dare touch the girls!, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

You can play, but don't you dare touch the girls!

A travel blog entry by sarahoverington

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... them into the ocean, then doing headstands with legs sprawled whilst others somersaulted through them....then we left the beach for Galle. In Galle we saw the lighthouse, cricket ground, clock tower and walked along the fort.  We drank "the best tea ...

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