Travel Blogs from Galle, Sri Lanka

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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 ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by eden_tild

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... , all under £5 each!    All in all we have really enjoyed Galle and its little streets, fort walls & great food! It's a restful evening for us before the mammoth bus trip up to Negombo Beach for our 2nd to final night in Sri Lanka! ...

Leaving on a jetplane, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Leaving on a jetplane

A travel blog entry by fatboyron

... walks around Haputale, The Bo tree at Anuradhapura -- but the whole experience has been a joy. I'm gutted that I didnt travel to Sri Lanka before India -- I dont think that you could find a more gentle and laidback introduction to South Asia. Like the ...

walking around the old fort, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

walking around the old fort

A travel blog entry by mandy_karl

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... on the beach, get a swim, collect my lovely new necklace, swim in the pool , shower and pack before getting a tuk tuk to Galle (300rs). We saw the town in less than a couple of hours, It is a narrow street small place surrounded by walls that you can ...

The Fortress 6th - 10th June, Koggala,  Sri Lanka travel blog

The Fortress 6th - 10th June

A travel blog entry by robgibbs

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We had a well deserved lie in on the 6th before we moved to The Fortress on the other side of Galle. Our guide dropped us at the hotel through some very fancy double gates like you would expect on a fort. The hotel design is based on a Dutch fort and is ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by tiki_713

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... Minuten über 1000 Menschen durch den Tsunami ihr Leben verloren haben. Die Spuren sind hier und da allgegenwärtig! In Galle angekommen freuen wir uns des schönen, alt-kolonialen Baustils der Holländer. Die haben hier ganz schön ...

3 weeks in Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

3 weeks in Galle

A travel blog entry by jachyminceylon

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Sri Lanka to Singapore, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka to Singapore

A travel blog entry by annetteanddave

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... sorting out our flight details to and from the various cities. For the last few days we have been in the South of Sri Lanka in a place called Hikkaduwa. The place has some excellent coral reefs apparently and thousands of types of fish but because of ...

Started work, now off this weekend to the south, Colombo/Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Started work, now off this weekend to the south

A travel blog entry by niallo

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... to see some clinics around the country also. This friday am going with the other inters to a place called Unawatuna which is near to Galle on the south coast (so first beach so far!) Ill try and send some pics next week as ive taken loads already. We ...

Galle, la vieille ville fortifiée, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle, la vieille ville fortifiée

A travel blog entry by benetcaro

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On arrive à Galle un peu avant l'heure du diner le 21 janvier. C'est la quatrième plus grande ville au Sri Lanka avec une population d'environ 90 000.  On cherche un peu pour se trouver un hôtel. Il y a un festival littéraire dans la ville et ...

A quick pitstop in Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

A quick pitstop in Galle

A travel blog entry by alandjoan

... as we left Colombo and the tracks ran right next to the beach for pretty much the entire distance to Galle. The southwest coast of Sri Lanka is beautiful but there are still reminders that this area was decimated when the boxing day tsunami hit a few ...

The Old Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Old Fort

A travel blog entry by vagabondtour

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... a lot of damage was done during the Tsunami in 2004 and a lot of the beach has been washed away.  My time is running out in Sri Lanka and would really like to do some diving so I will head up the west coast where I hear there are a few good spots. ...

11th December - Hikkaduwa, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

11th December - Hikkaduwa

A travel blog entry by omclintock

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... was when Sophie knocked my beer bottle into my tooth and it chipped. At about half 1 we had all had enough so the girls went home and Sam and I headed to a local rotty shop to tear up the Sri Lankan equivalent to getting a sweaty kebab after a night ...

12th December - Hikkaduwa & Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

12th December - Hikkaduwa & Galle

A travel blog entry by omclintock

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... he was pretty good. So much fun and surprisingly hard work but I was happy as it was something I had always planned on doing in Sri Lanka. We got back to the room, showered and headed out for dinner in the space of 10 mins. Our dinner spot for the ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by danielajacinto

... Sul e penso que a terceira do país (a seguir a Colombo e Kandy). É a cidade colonial mais bem preservada do Sri Lanka, onde as ruas exalam tranquilidade e um aroma a mediterrâneo, apesar de muitas das construções terem ...

Arrival and decision making! Do I dont I Do I dont, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Arrival and decision making! Do I dont I Do I dont

A travel blog entry by gypsylife

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... which I tell you is not easy when all signs are written in Sri Lankan.   I will be staying in Galle until the end of my trip in Sri Lanka as I am volunteering, working in an orphanage and teaching in various places. You may of heard that I was ...

Galle : Sunshine, Beach, Warm Sea, Colonial Fort,, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle : Sunshine, Beach, Warm Sea, Colonial Fort,

A travel blog entry by skcoll

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Day 10 : Friday 2nd January 2009 Tissamaharama (Yalla), Sri Lanka - Galle Again the Hotel did me proud - they had gone out and bought hoppers for me!  They're like thin pancakes made from rice flour - some served plain to dip in curry and others ...

Galle - The Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle - The Jetwing Lighthouse

A travel blog entry by robgibbs

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Last early get up till we have to transfer to the airport in 5 days time. Had a long drive today from Yala to Galle, our last stop of the tour. Had a couple of stops along the way to stretch our legs at a pretty cafe on the beach at Tangalla and also to ...

Jul 25, 2011, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Jul 25, 2011

A travel blog entry by nayda_dew

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Day 153 - Beers in the Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 153 - Beers in the Fort

A travel blog entry by costin

On our first full day in Galle, we were heading out for breakfast, when we asked Colin (a Tranmere fan from the hostel) if he wanted to go for breakfast. Little did I know, but this would spark an all day bender around Galle! We went to the YMBA (Young ...

Beautiful Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Beautiful Galle

A travel blog entry by belindasblog

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Now we are in Galle. There is an old town here inside the walls of a fort built by the Dutch. It has a European/Islamic/British feel and is a beautiful place. The architecture varied and interesting. Its nice just wandering around but really hot so all ...

Feb 05, 2002, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Feb 05, 2002

A travel blog entry by barrontv

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Sep 25 - 28 Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sep 25 - 28 Galle

A travel blog entry by jiskahoward

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After spending 4 days in Colombo it's time to move on to Galle in the south of Sri Lanka. During one of the first matches I met a new friend, Granville, and after he heard we were going to Galle and didn't have our transportation sorted, he offered to ...

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