Travel Blogs from Galle, Sri Lanka

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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 ...

foto fran 12e till 18 december, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

foto fran 12e till 18 december

A travel blog entry by pirajan

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... Mirissa. Mirissa ligger soderut fran Hikkaduwa och ar en liten stad med bara en gata och en fantastisk strand. Manniskorna pa Sri lanka jag traffat ar otroligt vanliga och hjalpsamma. Sjalvklart finns det en baktanke med att dom kan tjana pengar pa oss ...

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! ...

Découverte de Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Découverte de Galle

A travel blog entry by peter-and-ludo

... l'île de St Louis au Sénégal. Tout semble trop clean, ça n'a pas toujours été le cas au Sri Lanka ! L'endroit est ponctué de magnifiques boutiques (les 1ères croisées en 10 jours). L'intérieur de ...

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 ...

The Sinhalese Kingdom, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Sinhalese Kingdom

A travel blog entry by huyh27

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When the sun touched the horizon of the sea, our junk set out to sea once again. Followed the Bay of Bengal, the junk headed south toward the Indian Ocean. Being benefited from the southwest monsoon, Captain Yen said that we will be at Calicut in no ...

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 ...

And so we reach the beach, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

And so we reach the beach

A travel blog entry by williamluff

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... of tropical beach days and pleasant evening wandering. While Galle itself has no beach to speak of, it sits at the heart of Sri Lanka's stunning coastline featuring some of the best beaches in the world. The easiest way to reach them is by tuk tuk and ...

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 ...

Love is the answer, but love is the problem., Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Love is the answer, but love is the problem.

A travel blog entry by elliemack

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... which has allowed me to compare and contrast the different values in education, beliefs, cultures and religions between Scotland and Sri Lanka. A new journey begins.... I joined the rest of the girls in the boys and the girls unit half way through this ...

NEW YEAR, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

NEW YEAR

A travel blog entry by elliemack

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... welcomed to join in with their celebrations. I feel like I've definitely become more culturally aware since my time in Sri Lanka. It's definitely a fantastic time to visit the country- everywhere is so vibrant and colourful with lots of things happening. ...

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 ...

the rain in Sri Lanka falls mainly on us, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

the rain in Sri Lanka falls mainly on us

A travel blog entry by chilliginger

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Christmas in Sri Lanka, we were thinking hot, sunny, skype everyone from the beach, spend the day relaxing in the sunshine........reality........stormy, pouring with rain all day, howling a gale but warm?! (very odd being in stormy weather and in short ...

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 ...

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