Travel Blogs from Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

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Kottawa Rainforest - The REALLY Rough Guide, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kottawa Rainforest - The REALLY Rough Guide

A travel blog entry by leapinglemur

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Rough Guide: “Kottowa is an excellent introduction to the rainforests of Sri Lanka” Two local bus journeys south from Hikkaduwa to Galle and onwards, and the ever efficient, though at times “financially confused” bus conductor ...

A gentle potter, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

A gentle potter

A travel blog entry by hannahbarnett

I am so bad at this blog thing that all entries seem to have the same date!! Today has been lovely (as everyday is). There is nothing like rushing onto a bus, ensuring both feet are off the ground before it departs, to invigorate the senses first thing ...

16th December - Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

16th December - Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by omclintock

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Arrived in Unawatuna at 11am and got shown to a really nice place that's a bit out of the way. For £7.50 a night we couldn't look past it. What's a 15 min walk to the beach anyway? We chilled on the beach for quite a while before it rained. This was ...

Finally - the Beach, Unawatuna East, Sri Lanka travel blog

Finally - the Beach

A travel blog entry by blummo

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בעקבות המנוחה הקטנה שלפני המנוחה הגדולה ...

Let's all have a disco!!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Let's all have a disco!!

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsrontour

... to remind us, we won our first world cup for 37 years (and 'Stralia have won umpteen in that time).  We are now in Unawatuna, southern Sri Lanka: the most expensive e-mail to cost ratio in the world (It's official!).  So it'll be brief like the bikinis ...

Just chillin', Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Just chillin'

A travel blog entry by issyking

We've been here for the last couple of days, just relaxing. Yesterday we went to visit the old fort in Galle down the road which was nice. It's a nice quiet place with a long pretty beach. The weather has been really hot but also quite humid and ...

Sol, strand, sand og vand..., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sol, strand, sand og vand...

A travel blog entry by lga

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... og vi fik handlet lidt mere med ham. Han gav os et lille sølv elefantvedhæng med to små safirer i, som vi bare kunne komme og betale imorgen... Typisk Sri Lanka. Vi fik et spil terninger på terassen inden sengetid. Vi gik i seng kl. ...

Days 9, 10,11- Debs Bday, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Days 9, 10,11- Debs Bday

A travel blog entry by kaxl

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... was a bit odd though, he kept trying to show us stuff on the way and took heaps of awkward photos of us. We got to Unawatuna which is an amazing beack with bars and guesthouses. The water was warm and perfect and the staff were amazing. We hit the beach ...

Debs' Mini Break, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Debs' Mini Break

A travel blog entry by rob_the_ladd

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It was great to see Debs, even it the visit was far too short! At least next time she comes out it'll be for good... Unfortunately I coincided her visit with my first illness of the trip. We still managed to have a good time, although I wasn't able to ...

Day 13, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 13

A travel blog entry by emma.anderson

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... buts it's the cheapest way! Had an amazing time in Mirissa but the time has come, so here we go again! 5 days left in Sri Lanka! Arrived in Unawatuna after a tuk tuk ride as I didn't want to sit on a bus, feels weird being out of Mirissa but I'm ready to ...

Between the devil and the deep blue sea, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Between the devil and the deep blue sea

A travel blog entry by jamesandgwen

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... of a rather expensive but beautiful sapphire ring.  Gwen's argument was that jewels are notoriously good quality and cheap in Sri Lanka and so if you're going to buy a sapphire ring anywhere.... James' postition was that we were not going ...

Relaxation, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Relaxation

A travel blog entry by phileus_fogg

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... been a pet peeve of mind when traveling and places charge more to foreigners than to locals as was the case many times in Sri Lanka. I think I probably spent around $100 in entry fees at all the various sites that locals enter for free. Anyways, had a ...

Hows thattttttt., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hows thattttttt.

A travel blog entry by toby-helen-sea

We moved from Galle to the next bay along, then place called Unawatuna was probably the most touristy place we had been in Sri Lanka, though that is not saying much, there were lots of guest houses and plenty of restaurants that are directly on the beach, ...

Day 10, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 10

A travel blog entry by lauramb

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... Africa where we basically ate a whole days worth at each meal time and then sat around drinking or going on safari)... but in Sri Lanka my diet has been so different in quality. Well it has been basically pescatarian which sounds great on paper but they ...

Day 19, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 19

A travel blog entry by lauramb

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... South America in 2009. This one is leading me far off the beaten track up a little dirt road on the other side of unawatuna. The reviews are pretty outstanding... But when I arrive I'm a little shocked. There are people on mattresses on the ground, ...

Diving Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Diving Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by varney

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... and headed out to the road to try and get a bus heading to Matara where we would change to another heading to Galle and Unawatuna, our destination for the day. Ebert, the owner of Traveller's Home came out with us to help identify the right bus (most of ...

Turtles, hermit crab, fireflies and Monitor Lizard, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Turtles, hermit crab, fireflies and Monitor Lizard

A travel blog entry by benandlauren

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... and saw fireflies! -Walked the beach in the sunset  -Came back to our hotel room exhausted and relaxed I'm going to miss Unawatuna and Sri Lanka!! Definately coming back. I feel like I was born to be in the tropics by the ocean. This is our last ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by chrisandamelia

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... coast. We hopped on the bus at the main road and travelled around 20 minutes west, to reach Unawatuna. Unawatuna is one of Sri Lanka's main beach resorts and therefore incredibly popular with holiday makers. Consequently, accommodation was mostly out of ...

The Fort and the unspoiled Beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Fort and the unspoiled Beach

A travel blog entry by lxlove

... the Galle Fort to walk along the massive walls that protected the place of the tsunami devastation in 2004. There were no signs to Unawatuna and we had to get off at the main road, walking down the tiny road leading to a peaceful cove from a postcard ...

Palmestrand forude, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Palmestrand forude

A travel blog entry by lga

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... afsked med vores tro følgesvend de sidste 9 dage - Anura. Mage til menneske skal man lede længe efter i Europa, men på Sri Lanka er der mange af hans slags. Alligevel er vi meget taknemmelige over hans væremåde, gæstfrihed, ...

Unawatuna to Mirissa, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna to Mirissa

A travel blog entry by johnsmetana

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... but this place got me with their grill on public performance. The fish, being a red snapper was amazing and along with Kate's Sri Lankan omelette, 3 mojitos, 2 long necks and a piña colada came in at the price of $28...winning much? Yes we are. Why ...

Galle and surrounds, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle and surrounds

A travel blog entry by lucieandiuri

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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 ...

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 ...

Aluthagama to Galle/Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Aluthagama to Galle/Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by johnsmetana

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... bag, I spent the trip in a doorway observing the world go by. It was now for the first time that I was really warming up to Sri Lanka and relaxing my way into the next few weeks. After a painless 1 and half hour journey we arrived in the old fort town of ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by rfisher

Photos to ...

Day 32, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 32

A travel blog entry by lauramb

... his money and promptly got mugged on his way home. I mean, that all just sucks. He left South Africa and came to unawatuna, walked into our hostel and felt relieved! Pedro is also responsible for some of our best dinners, including some barbecues! Last ...

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