Travel Blogs from Galle, Sri Lanka

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Stilted Fishermen and Rampant Ramparts, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Stilted Fishermen and Rampant Ramparts

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... and we learn that of the seven varieties of sea turtles in the world, five of them are found in Sri Lanka. After lunch in a heritage restaurant inside Galle Fort, we tour the fortress and walk the lanes and ramparts. The fort was spared inside the walls ...

Le fort de Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Le fort de Galle

A travel blog entry by baladealexjulia

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... mer, coquette et bourgeoise dont l'attrait principale est la vielle ville contenue par les remparts du fort. Le fort de Galle construit successivement par les Hollandais puis les anglais a permis Ó la vielle ville de ne pas trop souffrir du tsunami ...

Start of a new adventure, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Start of a new adventure

A travel blog entry by roosafee

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... face which scared her off or the impression of chewbacca? For those of you who don't know the volunteer project is called volunteer Sri Lanka. A man name Janaka has set it up and has built an extension at the back of his house for volunteers to stay. ...

Hurry up and relax!, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hurry up and relax!

A travel blog entry by purpleberry

So it's been a few days now and I am currently Traveling north from Galle to Colombo...we are sitting at the very front of the bus and I have a bit of a waterfall situation happening with the window beside me..but I guess it's not so bad considering I ...

Leaving Phuket for Bgk, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Leaving Phuket for Bgk

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11

Overnight busing time! 18hr bus for us as we go to meet the girls in Bgk. Wasn't a bad time on the bus and when we got in went to our hostel. Wasn't able to check in until 2pm but they had sweet mattresses all over the floor so just curdled up and slept ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by georgg

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First stop on my trip to Sri Lanka was Galle (pronounced 'gol'). I had arrived the night before at around 1 am on a flight from Hong Kong with a brief stop-over in Bangkok. I stayed the night in Colombo. After Lara had arrived on her morning flight ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by oliviafayehunt

We arrived in Galle after a long journey from Kandy. A 3 hour train to Colombo and a 2 and a half from there to Galle (350 baht) We arrived at night so just chilled in a horrendous hotel. Dutch Villa (do not go there) In the morning the weather was ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by rfisher

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Cycle to Koggala 77km, Koggala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Cycle to Koggala 77km

A travel blog entry by j_harry

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... the dentist rather than the jeweller! On the bus and we drive through Galle to the fort. Lunch is average, never eat at the Galle Fort Hotel. The fort is a fantastic mix of history and location. It has had a mixed history of owners from the Portuguese ...

Galle and Mirissa, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle and Mirissa

A travel blog entry by david.orders

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... was happy for us to travel togther to Galle.  Once the train got moving, I finally felt happy for the first time in Sri Lanka. The countryside is amazing, hands down the most beautiful country that I have ever been to. Swathes of green, dotted with ...

Tout au sud., Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tout au sud.

A travel blog entry by mathildedobler

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... l'Inde ait facilement gagné. On découvre l'hôtel qui nous accueille pour notre dernière nuit au Sri Lanka. Magnifique, une nouvelle demeure de charme un peu sur les hauteurs, dans une ancienne maison coloniale. Depuis le restaurant ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by ba119766

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Eeeei, Galle no et deixa indiferent, ciutat del sud amb fortificaciˇ portuguesa-holandesa-britÓnica que envolta un barri de cases restaurades amb hotelets i restaurants i botigues. Molt semblant a Melaka (Malaisia) que tant ens va agradar. De mem˛ria ...

Passing through Galle for Lunch, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Passing through Galle for Lunch

A travel blog entry by prasadsw

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13th December - Galle & Mirissa, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

13th December - Galle & Mirissa

A travel blog entry by omclintock

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Friday the 13th wasn't unlucky for us. We were up and out by 10, having paid our bills and checked out. We strolled into the new town and ended up walking around for 3 hours, reaching the jungle beach (kind of by fluke) that all tuk tuk drivers offered ...

SRI LANKA, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

SRI LANKA

A travel blog entry by cathykate8

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... its richness of many cultures. The majority of Fort inhabitants are Muslims descended from the early Arab traders, whereas most of Sri Lanka residents are Buddhist overall. About 160 residents live within the fort walls along a handful of cobble-stoned ...

Journée à Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Journée à Galle

A travel blog entry by ineshafner

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... dej Sri Lankais au Top Secret. Walter et un australien, qu'on avait connu le soir d'avant, avaient envie d'aller faire du surf à Galle, (faut dire que ce n'est pas la saison du surf à Hikkaduwa). On a commandé un tuk-tuk, ils ont ...

Een Verjaardag in Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Een Verjaardag in Galle

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... around the Bay of Bengal From Colombo, the ship steams some 80 nautical miles south to the historic port city of Galle on Sri Lanka's south coast where we arrive on my birthday. Galle has now largely recovered from the devastation caused by the 2004 ...

It's a suite life!, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

It's a suite life!

A travel blog entry by lauralamble

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... . Galle was built by the Dutch in 1663, and was the main port for Sri Lanka for over 200 years. Again, it is a very different Sri Lanka to what we have previously seen. The town is made up of lots of narrow cobbled streets, and is full of small craft ...

Galle (bus from Mirissa), Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle (bus from Mirissa)

A travel blog entry by colcat

... and tea/coffee. It has been a lovely stay here at Mirissa, very relaxing, good food and nice weather. For our next stop - bus to Galle should only be an hours journey and hopefully we will get a seat! The bus to Galle cost $1.20 for both of us and there ...

Discover Galle, cooking show 1 dish in 5 hotels, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Discover Galle, cooking show 1 dish in 5 hotels

A travel blog entry by longtail

Discover Galle, cooking show 1 dish in 5 ...

Finally relaxing & getting into it, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Finally relaxing & getting into it

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... a Dutch Reformed Church and inevitable Buddhist temple with nice reclining Buddha..The walls are thick and survived the tsunami which hit South Sri Lanka, but the new town was badly damaged and thousands died. On the wall there is a tomb to a Muslim ...

Hikkaduwa and Galle, Hikkaduwa, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hikkaduwa and Galle

A travel blog entry by nedandcharlie

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Stayed on the beach in a place called Hikkaduwa, then further south to ...

Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle Fort

A travel blog entry by worldlywanderer

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... same jar a couple of weeks later - for sale full of whisky in a supermarket. I thought I had my set of coins for Sri Lanka sorted when approached by a street salesman but found his price of $30 just a little steep and suspicious when he dropped it to ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by hoczy

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Galle wyróżnia się spośród innych miejsc na Sri Lance. Część fortowa jest bardzo ładna, choć mocno przykurzona. Wąskie uliczki, ekskluzywne sklepy i restauracje nastawione na turystów ze ...

Much better..,!, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Much better..,!

A travel blog entry by jessley

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... /guest house at the back. It felt clean and the family were friendly towards us. We almost instantly extended our stay here. Galle itself has a mixture of muslims, Hindus, Buddhists and Christians, everybody seems to get a long nicely and were all very ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by leety

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... of the match and the stadium is still in a bit of a state. This will be the first test match to be held at Galle since the tsunami in 2003. The ground has been rebuilt and a new pitch laid and the locals are pulling out all the stops to get ...

snorkelling, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

snorkelling

A travel blog entry by joshil

breeakfast lunch dinner,swimming,snorkelling ...

phototgraphic sessison, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

phototgraphic sessison

A travel blog entry by joshil

photographic session! learnt swimming! ate huge  young lobsters! ...

So I Wait My Turn, I'm A Modern Man, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

So I Wait My Turn, I'm A Modern Man

A travel blog entry by captaindort

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... entry, where I was boiling up inside, the fan must have cooled us down and soon we were back to a beachside cafe drinking Lion Beer, Sri Lanka's version of VB- cheap and nasty. We had been told to visit the 'Ridden Bar' by the Lankan bartenders from the ...

Birthday and beaches on the Spice Island, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Birthday and beaches on the Spice Island

A travel blog entry by junglebelle

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... much a spectacle it seemed) 2 hours along the coast to Galle - a very pretty colonial walled fort town. Pretty much the jewel in Sri Lanka's tourism crown. We stayed in the old part of the fort, which extends out to sea. Almost frozen in time, it was a ...

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