Travel Blogs from Galle, Sri Lanka

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Tourists' Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tourists' Fort

A travel blog entry by blummo

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הגענו לגאלה, התחנה האחרונה מבחינה ...

Poem of Enlightenment:

Poem of Enlightenment: "Wah-ulu in the Mara Tree"

A travel blog entry by miller-stone

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... -ulu, huge fruit bats, hanging above our heads from a gigantic spreading mara tree while on a walk near Tissamaharama in Southern Sri Lanka. During the late afternoon, occasionally one would drop away and lazily lift above the canopy on a 3-4 foot ...

Fort it was good. Until it rained., Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Fort it was good. Until it rained.

A travel blog entry by mothman

... a turtle sanctuary (500rpees v free at Mirissa!) where we saw some baby turtles and heard about the work they are doing. Arrived at Galle station a bit after an hour, Left bags at train station (50rpees a piece) and then headed off for a walk within the ...

Exploring Galles today, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Exploring Galles today

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11

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Went for a two hour walk around town and it was so hot!! Found a supermarket and got some fruit for breaky and also got a juice from a local place to help unblock me haha. Really got today! Taking photos of the fort as well. Came back and we were ...

Historical  city, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Historical city

A travel blog entry by rafaeldpedro

... the Dutch conquered this fort and dominated the trade. The fort and the city in it is the most emblematic history part of Galle, but also there are canals built by the dutch that are worth visiting. My stay here was short because I did not want to ...

Went to the beach!, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Went to the beach!

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11

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Went with Andres and Ricardo to a sweet beach - started with U .. Tuktuk there. Cute driver told us how watching cricket (Nz vs Sri Lanka I think) saved his life with the 2004 tsunami hit. He had decided to stay at home in the fort and watch it so when it ...

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 ...

spiritueller Reifenwechsel, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

spiritueller Reifenwechsel

A travel blog entry by ollirmi

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An der Bushaltestelle (wieder eine imaginäre) ziehen wir selbst so früh am Morgen den ersten Einheimischen an, dessen Enkel europäische Münzen sammelt. Gut scheinen wir nicht auszusehen um diese Uhrzeit, eher gutgläubig... Der Bus für unseren ...

Jun 09, 2010, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Jun 09, 2010

A travel blog entry by aditalby

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Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

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... ticket guy told us this one would most likely be full as it originated in Matara and would have been traveling for hours before reaching Galle, assuring that there would be no available seats by the time it got here.  He told us that there would be a ...

Mit dem Zug nach Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mit dem Zug nach Galle

A travel blog entry by danielaundfrank

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... Gefuehl zu wissen, dass die Kinder (Maedchen wie Jungen) hier  zur Schule gehen.  Anders als z.B. Indien besteht in Sri Lanka 10 Jahre Schulpflicht und ist kostenlos. Gegen 15:00 Uhr waren wir wieder zurueck und genossen noch ein wenig die ...

Colombo back to the beach, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Colombo back to the beach

A travel blog entry by sarahinsrilanka

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... an hour later saying they had no small cars left, but could give us a van at the same price, and so we began driving around Sri Lanka in our people mover! I drove first, as I had the arrogance to assume I could and had been carefully observing the driving ...

Sri Lanka Turtles and all, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka Turtles and all

A travel blog entry by doodles

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... thoroughly recommend Malabar House although they have put the prices up since we stayed there is truly is a once in a life time experience! Sri Lanka itself was stunning - we adopted a tuk tuk driver for the week to take us out and about! There is ...

6 dage i Sri Lanka...., Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

6 dage i Sri Lanka....

A travel blog entry by mille83

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... imorges, var de der stadig.... Jeg håber dog at de virkelig skal bort adopteres og at tidspunktet for afhentningen bare var endnu et Sri Lanka sprog mixup.... Jeg er spændt på at se hvad der sker, men det ville være fantastisk hvis i ...

Fort Galle and the whales, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Fort Galle and the whales

A travel blog entry by naomirothwell

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... most point, however we based ourselves in the old Dutch quarter, known as the fort. It is best known for being Sri Lanka's best-preserved colonial townscape, the fort is enclosed within a chain of huge bastions which now guard the area from modernisation ...

Back to Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Back to Galle

A travel blog entry by j0dibr00k

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... hostess who is scared of flying, and a Russian girl who lives in Sydney and is studying, it was an interesting trip. anyway back to Galle, last time Garry and I came we couldn't get a place in Galle Fort so I thought I would try again this time as I had ...

steps and celebration, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

steps and celebration

A travel blog entry by gypsylife

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... you have to do this by running back and forth with your hand cupped with water, its tricky very tricky and this is a game the Sri Lankans have perfected. -Pillow fight on a pole the height of your head, sooo funny to watch -the fastest person to blow up ...

Asterix and Oberlix eat lots of nice food., Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Asterix and Oberlix eat lots of nice food.

A travel blog entry by toby-helen-sea

Galle pronounced Gawl. Probably the most European like city in Sri Lanka, its a little old dutch fort, that you can strole through in an hour, which has a international Cricket ground that you can watch from the stone walls of the fort itself. We looked ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by ryan_and_vicks

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Galle Fort – which was built by the Dutch and Portuguese in the early 1800's and overlooks the Galle international cricket ground where it was good to see a game was in full ...

Happy New Year, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by guy.everton

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... ' - their standard of living, social groups and so on. It was this knowledge that gave me my first truly memorable experience in Sri Lanka. Brontë called her favourite tuk-tuk driver and told him to take us to a nice, local kade (a family-run small shop/ ...

9 dage i Sri Lanka, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

9 dage i Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by mille83

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Tirsdag havde vi fri på grund af national helligdag.... Dem har de en del af hernede... Så der var jeg på stranden sammen med en af de andre frivillige. Det var rigtig lækkert til at starte med, men pludselig ud af det blå kom et ...

Tropical diseases, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tropical diseases

A travel blog entry by david_l

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... but even more so was the speed that they just climbed straight back up the walls, barefoot and totally fearless. Galle is also one of Sri Lanka's international cricket grounds, it has been rebuilt since the tsunami and will be a venue in the World Cup in ...

unawa tuna!, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

unawa tuna!

A travel blog entry by joshil

took a train from colombo to galle for 180 lkr. nice scenic beaches on the way along with couples hiding under umbrellas all along the shore. bargained with unawatuna beach resort managers to give us a good deal for 3 days! got half boarding for 68 ...

Feeling tired and lazy, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Feeling tired and lazy

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11

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... It was a vegetarian curry with rice and it came as like a banquet of spices and curries. So great. Also booked our flight out of Sri Lanka to India which is great. Boys joined us to watch the game then we wnt to the supermarket and KFC for em she loves ...

Sacred town and South Coast, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sacred town and South Coast

A travel blog entry by kateschronicles

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... people. Kataragama - is one of the few places in Sri Lanka which is worshipped by most of the popular religious people in Sri Lanka. Kataragama is a multi-religious sacred town as it contains an Islamic Mosque within its temple complex as well. It is a ...

L'immersion, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

L'immersion

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc

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S'il y avait un autre touriste que moi à Galles, je ne l'ai pas vu. Je me suis baladé à l'intérieur du mur, et j'ai dégusté la nourriture à la-va-vite en dehors. J'ai bien aimé ce bled. Un lieu où je dois retourner... ...

10th December On to Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

10th December On to Galle

A travel blog entry by smadge

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... the city, sipping a rather tart drink listed as red beverage but known to you as wine. Friday 11th December (Callum's Birthday) Galle Fort, established and developed by the Portuguese, the Dutch and finally, the British is an UNESCO site with most of ...

Sinharaja to Galle - and on our own, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sinharaja to Galle - and on our own

A travel blog entry by nixtravels

... - road very poor and water damaged. Joined new coastal expressway towards end of journey . Flash motorway opened last year . Drove to Galle and dropped at hotel - right beside rampart of old Dutch fort. The old colonial town I Side the walls was the only ...

Sri Lanka, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by iskander

Sooo ...

Fun and emotion, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Fun and emotion

A travel blog entry by gypsylife

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... sat for a while before going back to the hut for some food and drinks. Saturday night we had a small party (every thinks small in Sri Lanka) with small beers and small games. All the partying was fun until the next morning when we had to wake at 7.30 to ...

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