Travel Blogs from Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

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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 ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by kirstgra

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... . We chilled in the room for a while before heading back out for dinner and came across one of the best finds of Sri Lanka so far.........the rotti; a savoury pancake/wrap type street food that is totally yum.....again I sensibly opted for medium spiced ...

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, ...

The turtle message, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The turtle message

A travel blog entry by sierrayla

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... lot in common with. After more time than should have passed, I contacted her and she put me in touch with her friend, Nirrosion from Sri Lanka, who she thought I might have a lot in common with. When I contacted him about meeting up, he went out of his ...

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 ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by sammallett

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Fun Surf and ...

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 ...

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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Dag 21: Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Dag 21: Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by daisymartijn

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Vandaag geen spannende verhalen. We zijn in Unawatuna voor de rust en het strand. We slapen wat uit en gaan dan op ons gemak ontbijten. We krijgen een tafel aan het strand, dus met mooi uitzicht, lekker ontspannend. Daarna gaan we op zoek naar het ...

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. ...

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