Travel Blogs from Galle, Sri Lanka

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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 ...

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 ...

Visiting an Old Dutch city, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Visiting an Old Dutch city

A travel blog entry by campbell2015

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Galle Fort, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. The Sri Lankan government and many Dutch people who still ...

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 ...

Gallivanting around Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Gallivanting around Galle

A travel blog entry by williamluff

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... occasional customer and generally wafting around the place. Hidden in a side street in sleepy Galle it's a revelation. We spend our final afternoon in Sri Lanka channelling colonial splendour at the grandest hotel in town, now called Amangalla, but ...

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 ...

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