Travel Blogs from Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

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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 ...

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

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... 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 ...

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. ...

Retraite, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Retraite

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc

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Unawatuna est la plage désignée pour des tours tout inclus vendus aux européens.  Il y a toute les commodités. Des restos, des boutiques, des hôtels. Je suis resté deux nuits, calmes et peinardes... Au rythme des vagues en fait... ...

Down to Una again in time for the Galle test, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Down to Una again in time for the Galle test

A travel blog entry by eggmanfoo

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... for me now.......7 pence on the bus...... I have finally figured that there are benefits to being 5 ft 10 tall in a country like lanka, as this means that i am now the provider of the arm pit for locals to rest their heads on the bus......it still amazes ...

Getting my creative streak started, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Getting my creative streak started

A travel blog entry by sstef16

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. ...

Made to measure tie dye., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Made to measure tie dye.

A travel blog entry by volkswagen65

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... the view from here is lovely too.  No ugly buildings mar the view.  P.S. For VW freaks: Not so many old VWs in Sri Lanka, from what I saw some old Beetles only.  The one in this photos must be based in Unawatuna, I saw it several ...

Ayurveda - Bliss, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Ayurveda - Bliss

A travel blog entry by slumdog

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... the subject I wanted to give Ayurveda a try in one of the countries of its origin, so I chose the Ayurveda Paragon Hotel in Sri Lanka. And I certainly did not regret it. From the minute of my arrival to my departure two weeks later, I was pampered, ...

The Storm before the Calm, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Storm before the Calm

A travel blog entry by rob_the_ladd

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It started well here.We got a nice hotel with a Pool at a good rate and the beach is beautiful. The first night out (Saturday) was pretty lively. After that it became much quieter, but we still had a good time and some nice meals before Jepson's ...

Unawatuna Diveing & Galle Sightseeing, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna Diveing & Galle Sightseeing

A travel blog entry by rvfdan

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... quite relieved when one of the group was low on air and we had to surface after 45 minutes that made my mind up ive dived Sri Lanka now im going to move on.  After a shower it was time for sightseeing id heard a bit out Galle Fort before and im ...

So Long Ceylon, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

So Long Ceylon

A travel blog entry by marciad

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Greetings from Unawatuna! Some Sri Lankan trivia: Sri Lanka was called Ceylon from 1948-1972. Before that in Arabic it was referred to as Serendib, a land of magical discoveries, thus the origin of the word serendipity. I had a bit of a slow start this ...

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/Galle Fort, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna/Galle Fort

A travel blog entry by johnsmetana

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There are a few things you should know about Sri Lanka, that I've observed in my brief time here and thus far they are. The clothing is impeccable and I mean clean, pressed and the majority are dressed for a continuous job interview day. This has really ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by rfisher

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This is one of the nicest beach resorts that I have ever been too.  Now I see why in 2000-2001 it was rated the best beach in the world.  Unfortunately, we were only there a short ...

The last golden stretch, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The last golden stretch

A travel blog entry by ann_ho

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... we are proud to have made it to the airport. It was another epic journey and our last experience of travelling through Sri Lanka. I'm glad I followed the advice of the blogger and ignore the warnings of the travel guides. Exploring Sri Lankan on public ...

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