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Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by glenn.amanda

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... dogs harass a cow and squirrels playing in the palm trees then walked the three kms to Weligama, another small town similar to Unawatuna. We then traveled to Colombo having realized that there is actually no other way to change our flight tickets (I had ...

take care misunderstanding, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

take care misunderstanding

A travel blog entry by fanou45

We've booked 4 nights at the beach bungalow and had a surprise ! We misundrstood with th etravel agent on the name of this hotel. Indeed, there is TWO "beach bungalow" places but one is a resort worth 80 $ for one night and the other is a hôtel that is ...

Beach time baby!, Bentota, Unawatuna, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Beach time baby!

A travel blog entry by scoutandabout

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... , had lunch at a 5* hotel and then splashed about in their fabulous and completely empty pool! Then a quick bus ride to Unawatuna and it became apparent later that evening that Katy and Lucy had got horrendously burnt playing in the water (even though ...

Unawatuna and Galle, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna and Galle

A travel blog entry by paulandeleanor

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... outside; adults, teenagers and children were playing cricket in every town we visited and it was what people often spoke about. The Sri Lanka vs England cricket match was on whilst we were in Unawatuna and we thought we would take a look. Watching any ...

The end!!!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The end!!!

A travel blog entry by dawnread101

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My last blog... Boo! The last couple of days have just been spent on the beach, playing in the sea, chilling on the sun lounger and eating delicious food. Last night we went to the kingfisher restaurant and the food was absolutely delicious. I ordered ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by rfisher

Photos to ...

Shopping galore!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Shopping galore!

A travel blog entry by dawnread101

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... shopping. On the way, we stopped to see 'mad Mike' to pick up a necklace that George had ordered. When we first arrived in Unawatuna he helped the tuk tuk guy to find our hotel and he remembered us when we walked past his jewellery stall yesterday. He is ...

Unawatuna - oh yes!!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna - oh yes!!

A travel blog entry by leety

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Now this is more like it. Soft golden sand, palm trees, big waves and beers on the beach. The ground is still a building site with two days to go. If they call it off (rumour is it could be moved back to Colombo) I think a few of us will just be ...

Kandy to Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kandy to Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by eggmanfoo

... to the early hour......four hours later arrived in colombo and got the next train to galle (access point to the village of unawatuna aka paradise). After arriving here, we got a room and headed straight for the beach......only problem here was wigan robs ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by roamingmonk

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... it would have been difficult if we'd have gone by bus. For hundreds of years, the fishermen around Ahangama on the southern tip of Sri Lanka have been sitting on the top of the poles sunk into the sea floor and fishing for small fish to both feed their ...

Tangalla, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tangalla

A travel blog entry by roamingmonk

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... it would have been difficult if we'd have gone by bus. For hundreds of years, the fishermen around Ahangama on the southern tip of Sri Lanka have been sitting on the top of the poles sunk into the sea floor and fishing for small fish to both feed their ...

Day 157 - Monkeys at Jungle Beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 157 - Monkeys at Jungle Beach

A travel blog entry by costin

... us, so it took us quite a while to walk back as we took all of that in. When we were nearly back in town, an old Sri Lankan guy started pointing to my leg and telling me that a really dangerous insect was crawling up my leg.  I suspected that it was ...

beaches and relaxing and posh hotel, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

beaches and relaxing and posh hotel

A travel blog entry by mandy_karl

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Due to no tourists we got the posh room for 3000rs - air conditioning, big balcony overlooking pool and sea, satalite tv and mosquito net... really lovely place.. was stunning... so we decided to stay for 3 nights... well how can you not stay when the ...

Days of beaches (2-7 March), Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Days of beaches (2-7 March)

A travel blog entry by rebeccax

... than it was, so bit of a dash to the airport, three bus journeys later I arrived several hours early for check in. Sri Lanka?  Nice place definitely very pretty in places but is becoming built up.  The nicer area areas are becoming spoilt with ...

Welcome to Paradise, Unawatuna!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Welcome to Paradise, Unawatuna!

A travel blog entry by benandlauren

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... cold Sri Lankan beer by the beach while eating lunch, and then went for a swim in the heavenly water.  Lauren:   Sri Lanka Travel Tips or otherwise known as 'Things I wish I knew when planning my trip'- The intercity Luxury class trains are ...

Anita in Asia (with us), Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka travel blog

Anita in Asia (with us)

A travel blog entry by thedunckleys

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Brainstorm - I always tell my pupils - so here goes: Long car journeys, horrendous bus drivers, cows at the side of the road, tuk-tuks, storms, aching legs, greasy massages! Unfortunately, not our most successful trip....typical, when you have a 3rd ...

Down the coast to Galle., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Down the coast to Galle.

A travel blog entry by captaindort

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... . It has many muslims too, so alcohol is basically banned - this annoyed Ryan but luckily that night we took a three-wheeler to Unawatuna, a nearby beach resort, where we drank cocktails (I had a Tom Collins of course) and chatted to cool Sri Lankan guys, ...

A waiting game..., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

A waiting game...

A travel blog entry by s.l.taylor

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... stuff with Charlotte, the last week on the beach kind of dwindled into a waiting game for my flight to Bangkok. I enjoyed Sri Lanka, but like I've mentioned before - compared to India, for me, the fascination factor wasn't there. However - the ...

Unawatuna – Buddhism Strikes Back, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna – Buddhism Strikes Back

A travel blog entry by zinzan3

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... but we had paid for them and weren’t moving.  On arrival in Galle we changed buses for the ten minute journey to Unawatuna. The buses don’t actually go into the village and drop everyone on the main road but the old adage, "when in doubt ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by laurenw86

Unawatuna was really nice. It was great to have a bit of time to relax after all the sight-seeing, walking and safari-ing. The beach was clean, if a bit narrow and over built up. Spent a 2days enjoying the chilled atmosphere: reading, sunbathing, ...

Sri Lanka so far, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka so far

A travel blog entry by garethandcat

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 We have been in Sri Lanka now for 3 weeks and it has changed quite a bit from last time we were here, the end of the war has made it more relaxed, a bit more developed and therefore…. a bit more expensive! (still pretty cheap though compared ...

Another amazing spot, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Another amazing spot

A travel blog entry by rafaeldpedro

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Unawatuna is similar to Marissa beach but more explored. There are a lot of small guesthouses and places to stay and plenty of palces to  go and eat. If you want to buy some handcrafts , here also there is plenty of offer, but maybe more expensive ...

Chilling on the Beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Chilling on the Beach

A travel blog entry by rvfdan

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... rough for snorkelling the water is so warm as well 30 degrees great. I meet Rohana and he assures me the diving is good in Unawatuna and is getting better every day im here at the start of the diving Season which is the beginning of November , im hoping ...

Hot tuna Turtles, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hot tuna Turtles

A travel blog entry by benneesham

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We finally made it to the south coast after being in the rainy hills for weeks only to find more rain! Unawatuna is very touristy and expensive. The only things to report from here were a dead scorpion and giant sea turtle. The turtles nest near here ...

Getting my creative streak started, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Getting my creative streak started

A travel blog entry by sstef16

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So there is not much to do to pass the time around here when it is raining and so I thought I might start getting creative with the abundance of photo apps at my disposal. I will keep adding to this along the trip when ever a gat pic comes my way. ...

Sri Lanka: Sacred Mountains, Elephants & Beaches, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka: Sacred Mountains, Elephants & Beaches

A travel blog entry by vinceinseattle

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... , noisy, mixing good smells with bad. I hopped off the plane with a six-hour layover, caught a local bus downtown to the Sri Lanka Airlines office. Miracle, I found it and they were there. It took a few hours and much cajoling, they changed my ticket ...

Chilling on the beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Chilling on the beach

A travel blog entry by the_saws1

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Day 2 - We sleep for nearly 12 hour's and still feel tired. I'm convinced a snake is out to get me! After a breakfast of fresh pineapple, water melon, papaya & banana we chill on the beach for the day. Much to my horror the hotel only has one beach ...

Day 155 - Big Day of Travelling, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 155 - Big Day of Travelling

A travel blog entry by costin

... up quite a lot and there were great views along the beach.  We had seen a lot of the sea ever since we arrived in Sri Lanka, but this was actually our first swim since Negombo, so it was good to be back in the Indian Ocean.   In the evening, ...

Scuba Watuna !, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Scuba Watuna !

A travel blog entry by gapyearat41

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... roads were not as bad as the guide books would have you believe. Tarmac , no holes and not that busy. Ofcourse its not Sri Lanka unless the vehicle you are in has to overtake everything else on the road, preferably on a bend but unlike the Indian drivers ...

Moving on again., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Moving on again.

A travel blog entry by kirstytev

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... I need a hot shower! we found a lovely hotel in the beach. The room is big with a four poster bed. A bit of luxury! Unawatuna is very touristy but is a really nice place. With lots of little shops and loads of bars. We might actually have a lively time ...

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