Travel Blogs from Galle, Sri Lanka

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Kandy piekne miasto, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kandy piekne miasto

A travel blog entry by alienco

... centralnej czesci i od niego rozchodzace sie wzgorza z ladnymi domkami i hotelikami robia bardzo przyjemne wrazenie. T wrocili mi wiare w Sri Lanke i jej miasta. Po Colombo i malych dzirach tak samowygladajacych, myslalam, ze nic sie tu juz nie wydarzy. ...

Uwaga, jedzie mloda para!, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Uwaga, jedzie mloda para!

A travel blog entry by alienco

Z udawalawe zamowilismy kierowce do Kandy, bo autobusami bysmy jechali caly dzien. To 200 km, wiec warto bylo zainwestowac pieniadze inoszczedzic czas. Kierowca z autem na to kosztowal 125$ czyli 16 tys szmat. Czekalismy przed brama wjazdowa do resortu. ...

Kandy ogrod botaniczny, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kandy ogrod botaniczny

A travel blog entry by alienco

... te ulewe. Ale miasto od razu sie zmienia.,robi sie ciemniej i mroczniej. Jednak i tak nie zmienie zdania, ze Kandy tominne miasto od pozostalych na Sri Lance. Wyjatkowe. Spac, a jutroopuszczamy srodek wysoy i wracamy na ostatnie polrtora dnia na ...

Negombo miasto nierowne, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Negombo miasto nierowne

A travel blog entry by alienco

... i roti. Pociagi spaliowe jadace wsrod pieknych widokow, zapyzaile autobusy w disco na caly regulator, trabice tuk tuki. Kolory. Bardzo fajna ta Sro Lanka. Zdecydowanie do polecenia. Zdecydowanie samemu, bez zrogNizowanego biurapodrozy. Bylo ...

Best Time to Travel to Sri Lanka, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Best Time to Travel to Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by sirilaka

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... Now Sri Lanka is free from violence. Everybody can come here and enjoy yourself. Feel free to contact me if any queries about Sri Lanka. diveunawatuna@gmail.com. See some photos in Facebook ...

Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by suetrevsal

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... 2 hours south of Colombo.   Our driver (Mr Shyam) arrived and we all climbed aboard the people mover and headed along Sri Lanka's “best road”.   The “best road” is a highway similar to the Hume however unlike ...

Discovering Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Discovering Galle

A travel blog entry by lucifrost

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... the beach in Sri Lanka, and it felt more like we were on some European party beach! Nevertheless, I ordered a Pina Colada (when in Sri Lanka) and Lucinda got a glass of Sri Lanka's finest Chardonnay.  Today, we woke up early to try our luck with ...

Short and sweet, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Short and sweet

A travel blog entry by roosafee

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... the street to let them have a few hours of learning an play in a safe environment. This area is one if the poorest in Galle, the children who attendant come from parents who are in jail, prostitutes or drug addicts. To describe how bad it is, teachers no ...

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 ...

Sri Lanka - Day 19, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka - Day 19

A travel blog entry by opacheco

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... transported spices, jewels and precious stones to Europe. The fort was then taken over and reinforced by the Dutch, which made Galle their political headquarters in what then known as Ceylon. Most of the buildings found inside the fort are from the Dutch ...

Bus to Galle, pronounced Ghawl, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Bus to Galle, pronounced Ghawl

A travel blog entry by skeetstravel

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... . Next day, take the bus to Unatawuna beach, described in LP as heaven on earth. Nice small bay and a great place being so close to Galle, but we think Mirrisa better. On our way back visit a mangrove garden. Bit of a tourist rip off, but we did by some ...

"Hello, Madam. You want taxi?"

A travel blog entry by whereiskatie

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... about career choices, to the silly ones about buckets lists: we now want to buy a tuk tuk, pimp it up, and tour around north Sri Lanka in it. I also added that I wanted to stop at every tuk tuk rank, hang out the door and say "Hello. Madam. You want tuk ...

Wesele na sri lance, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Wesele na sri lance

A travel blog entry by alienco

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W trzy i pol godziny dotarlismy do Negombo, nad morzem. Z deszczu w sloneczna pogode i temperature wyzsza o jakies 5-7 stopni. Kapiel w morzu - okazalo sie, ze tu jest brzydsza plaza niz wczniej mielismy do czynienia, ale fajne fale sciagajace gacie. ...

City saved by the wall., Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

City saved by the wall.

A travel blog entry by shangrila2011

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... . As such there is a constant barrage of venders in the street, selling "old" coins, embroidered garments.This part of Galle was saved during the tsunami because of the walls surrounding it. It is interesting to wander especially along the top of the ...

One Week, Down and One to Go, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

One Week, Down and One to Go

A travel blog entry by buddhahelman

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I can't believe I only have one week left and then its back to the U.S. Sri Lanka has been amazing so far. As I said its myself and two Canadian girls, Sara and Dana working on the construction site. So far we have been spackling the walls and ...

Last dinner together, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Last dinner together

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11

So cute pheobs got us wolf pack bracelets! Curry for dinner at Macaroni restaurant which was nice! Almost cried saying bye to Pheobs as it will be a while until I see her. Em and I did a bit of shopping looking for some shoes for me but no luck! Played ...

Sri Lanka's South Coast - Colonial Galle & Beaches, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka's South Coast - Colonial Galle & Beaches

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... with fortification walls and most buildings inside dating from the era of Dutch colonialization before the British took control of Sri Lanka. Galle was pleasant to stroll around but there aren't many notable sights. Sri Lanka’s south coast was ...

Sinharaja forest, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sinharaja forest

A travel blog entry by justin.crisp

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Morning train, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Morning train

A travel blog entry by laurebondoux

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... journey to Colombo. From the train we saw the countryside, crossed every town on the coast to Colombo (including the big town of Galle where we had more carriages added), and enjoyed the journey with the sea right by our side. Once we arrived in Colombo ...

Scooter day trip, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Scooter day trip

A travel blog entry by andy-nic

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We ventured out to hire a Scooter for the day to head off to Galle and beyond! It was about a 20 minute ride along the coast. Galle is like moving to Europe! It was amazing; in the old town it has a huge fort built around it by the Dutch in the 1600's all ...

Welcome to Sri Lanka, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Welcome to Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by buddhahelman

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... as one Danish girl, Louisa who is teaching English to some monks. It seems I am the only male in this group. What a shame. Sri Lanka is a lot different than Thailand. It is more run down and more like a 3rd world country. One cannot expect a whole ...

Nov 06, 2010, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Nov 06, 2010

A travel blog entry by upul

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Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle

A travel blog entry by andynatalie

Staying in the most lovely family guest house right in the middle of a UNESCO world heritage site (Galle Fort).  An amazing cricket ground right outside the fort.  would have loved to have seen a game. Drove down from Kandy on Independence ...

Hikkaduwa, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hikkaduwa

A travel blog entry by mdavidge

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Woke up gently and started planning what to do. For the next few days. Took it downstate to take on the breakfast challenge which involved a vast plate of fruit, curd and honey followed by a full English! After that it made sense to carry on planning our ...

Day 154 - Hangover in the Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 154 - Hangover in the Fort

A travel blog entry by costin

I woke up around 8 am and knew that this day was going to be write-off!  We had planned to move on, but we needed to stay here one more night! I was still quite drunk when I woke up and not feeling too clever.  I went for a walk around the ...

Tight Bus Trips and No Reservation in Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tight Bus Trips and No Reservation in Galle

A travel blog entry by sstef16

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... travel. We get on a bus with little clue where it was really heading but we take a guess and with some luck arrive in Galle 20 minutes later. However the ride down was not uneventful. The bus was packed and the driver didn't feel the need to wait for ...

First stop, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

First stop

A travel blog entry by mornie99

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This is being written retrospectively as I as am now back on land, in WiFi contact - enjoying the luxuries of a hotel in Singapore .  It is a delight to have my own space and bathroom, after a month sharing a tiny cabin with 9 others and struggling ...

train ride. without reservation, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

train ride. without reservation

A travel blog entry by joshil

took train back to colombo.. ate at the same mall went for shopping opposite to samantha hall where enthiran was sccreening. took train to badulla after finding that reservations were full. luckily got a seat after a guy who had taken 3rd class tickets ...

Don't Blink......, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Don't Blink......

A travel blog entry by rileydog99

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... large swell came up making it a bit dangerous to tender in. All tours cancelled and we got out of Dodge..... Headed for Columbo Sri Lanka .... our next port. Spent the day ---catching up on blog (sorry-- that means you get inundated with entries), playing ...

Castle Bay Resort, Galle, Sri Lanka travel blog

Castle Bay Resort

A travel blog entry by cristianivc

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El avión a Sri Lanka se demoro apenas 2-3 hrs en llegar a Colombo desde Mumbai, así que a las 5:30 de la mañana ya estábamos en nuestro segundo país. Desde Colombo teníamos que tomar un tren que salía a las 8:30 desde Colombo Fort, las estación de ...

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