Mambo's Surfers Paradise

Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hikkaduwa

Beaches, turtles and whales

A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka

44

... turtles for the people to see and with other from the turtle rescue centre they were releasing the babies making sure that people are not touching them and they make it safely to the sea. Unfortunately it is not easy for the baby turtles to survive their first steps as lot of them will be eaten by dogs, monitors, birds and crabs before they even reach the sea so we were really lucky to be able to witness the safe start of their journey.

Our next trip will be to kannelyia rain ...

Drunk and disorderly!

A travel blog entry by dawnread101

6

Our night at the YMCA was hilarious! As soon as we entered we were ushered to three seats and we shared our table with a guy from India. He took a quick liking to Jenna and was soon sharing his bottle of white wine with her (despite our best efforts, she is still not drinking beer!) he affectionately named her 'tomato', then went on to call George 'cucumber' and I was called 'chicken leg'!!! I think it is fair to say he was pretty drunk! He even offered us ...

One turtles heaven is another terapins hell!

A travel blog entry by ineptintrepids

5

... chomp onto the end of it to save being dragged away as turtle food. In fairness, whilst clinging to a rock in water so shallow that while snorkelling it didn't cover my bum, I did see some pretty cool fishes and lots of coral. James braved the knee deep water and was tossed around like a rag doll whilst constantly spouting out water from his snorkel as waves crashed over him. It was an experience...of a near death variety.

We were sat on ...

So much of sea life- some amazing experiences

A travel blog entry by vagabondtour

3
14

... of at least 20 meters and it is no deeper then 3 meters so it is ideal for snorkeling. At one stage I felt that something was watching me and when I turned around there was a school of fish of at least 1000 all about 30 cm long just behind me. I swam in among them and was completely surrounded. They just slowly circled about me. Your mind does flip and you have weird thoughts about Piranhas! One fish darted out and bit me on my finger drawing ...

Searching For The Fishermen

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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49

... may be the only link to a tradition that has moved beyond it's best-by-date.

We also stopped in the visit the old town of Galle, a fortified Dutch colonial village. Galle is the best example of a fortified city built by European colonialists in south and southeast Asia- it's a world heritage site and the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers. We didn't even find the phony fisherman who would pose on ...

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