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

A waiting game...

A travel blog entry by s.l.taylor

8

... 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 ...

From beach to fort, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

From beach to fort

A travel blog entry by brodieandalana

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... for breakfast and went well with either butter and jam, but it can be eaten with or curry   We finally found somewhere in Sri Lanka that does good quality western food and we pigged out a little. As much as we enjoyed Sri Lankan food there is ...

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

10

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 ...

The one with the tuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The one with the tuna

A travel blog entry by binni

I could only remember the last part of the name of the town, tuna. It's so hard to remember names in this country. Belinda had tuna steak twice or more. Maybe because that's what one is supposed to eat in the something-tuna town. Or maybe it is just a ...

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 ...

Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by rien

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... to Unawatuna. I stay in Surfcity guesthouse which is almost on the beach and is Dutch-run place. The Dutch owner is not in Sri Lanka right now but his Sri Lankan partner is very friendly. I prefer the beach at Tangalla because it's much bigger and cleaner ...

Oct 07, 2012, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Oct 07, 2012

A travel blog entry by quinnte.doucq

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The Coast, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Coast

A travel blog entry by benwest200

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... with clean water and fish to see. Excellent veggie restaurant where we ate every night. Run by Phillip, once from Newport, and his Sri Lankan wife who is expecting twins. Best bit here was whale watch trip from Mirrissa. Quite rough trip out and just ...

Sri Lanka, Colombo/Kandy/Ella/Mirissa/Unawatuna/Galle/Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by richardandemily

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... on weather, and a day or so in Galle (old Portugese settlement with apparently beautiful architecture) before flying out to Kerala in India early on the 22nd.  Sri Lanka’s been a blast but we’re both really looking forward to ...

Onawatuna, Onawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Onawatuna

A travel blog entry by pirajan

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Rakt utanfor mitt hotel gar bussen till sodern var 10 minut. Jag hoppar pa och far en mycket behaglig resa mot Onawatuna. Sitter vid fonstret och har varldens utsikt. Nu forstar jag hur stor stad Colombo verkligen ar. Tar 1 tim att ta sig ut fran staden. ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by craig1978

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... the day on the beach. It is beautiful and I am getting tan. Oh yeah – I tried my first pizza since arriving in Sri Lanka. Found a place that displayed a stolen Pizza Hut sign out front (and another that said “real Italian pizza), so I figured ...

Snakes and Ladders in Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Snakes and Ladders in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by buddhabing

... Ive got to a email station which both works and doesnt cost more than a kidney. Whats been happening? Well I got to Sri Lanka in the dead of night and was reinformed of the Muslim pilgirmages uptake of all columbo accomodation before surrendering to ...

Iets meer naar het Zuiden, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Iets meer naar het Zuiden

A travel blog entry by griettroukens

... te zien van de Nederlandse overheersing in de 17e en 18e eeuw. In deze tijd was Galle de belangrijkste havenstad van "Sri Lanka". Daarom werd in "1663" door de Nederlanders een 36 hectare groot fort gebouwd, dat tegenwoordig op de werelderfgoedlijst ...

Giving Back, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Giving Back

A travel blog entry by craig1978

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I have had a wonderful time in Sri Lanka and the people have been so great, so today I decided that I would try to give back. I woke up early and arranged to volunteer at a sea turtle hatchery. Its well known how much I love turtles, especially sea ...

Couldn't resist a bit more beach...., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Couldn't resist a bit more beach....

A travel blog entry by holly.smith

5

... take pictures in a temple, so I didn't take any! But it was beautiful, as all the temples I have seen in Sri Lanka have been. Unawatuna was a pretty little tourist town, with many shops, bars, restaurants and guest houses to choose from. I was ...

Galle and surrounds, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle and surrounds

A travel blog entry by luciecox

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Galle is a must on any tourist's visit of Sri Lanka but accommodation there is really expensive. We met a couple of travellers who had just been there that recommended we stayed in nearby Una and catch a public bus to Galle. This proved to be a very good ...

Nadaljevanje morskega života, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Nadaljevanje morskega života

A travel blog entry by gasper_klinc

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Unawatuna je v principu podobna Mirissi a manj žurerska in bolj naravnana k obiskom naravnih zanimivosti. Najprej obiščeva želvjo farmo, kjer pod nadzorom gojijo želve in jih ob starosti, ko niso več v največji ...

Arriving in Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Arriving in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by the_saws1

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... being a techie but he is doing it the old fashioned way with a pen and paper! Anyway we arrived in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka at around midday. Unusually, roles were reversed and I managed to sleep on the flight and Mark didn't. I think I was just ...

JellyFish, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

JellyFish

A travel blog entry by eric.gina

... and every corny joke. And cheering at every near miss. Plus there's a half hour intermission half way threw. Great experience.. Flew to Sri Lanka the next day. Sri Lanka is ten parts amazing! A clean India. People are very Canadianesq. Did some ...

We'll have another vowel, please Carol., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

We'll have another vowel, please Carol.

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsrontour

... and get the physical exertion out of the way early doors for his fielding team. With 6 overs still to play and only 7 wickets down, Sri Lanka took the rather unorthodox and, it could be said, cocky decision to declare.  England were chasing 105 to win. ...

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