Apa Villa Thalpe

78 MS Matara Rd, Galle, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Galle


A travel blog entry by elliemack


... were so happy and excited to see us! We took them outside for a while and played some volleyball, football and pass. I thoroughly enjoyed my day!! It was amazing being able to spend such an important time with a Sri Alan family- to see the traditions (being given beetle leaf) and being welcomed to join in with their celebrations. I feel like I've definitely become more culturally aware since my time in Sri Lanka. It's definitely ...

Day Seven - In search of whales

A travel blog entry by lets.get.lost


... they took these because the sea was choppy! The boat began moving out towards the deeper part of the ocean where they normally spot the blue whales. We had been sailing for around an hour without any sightings, but then we all became excited when we spotted a huge pod of dolphins feeding alongside yellow fin tuna. They weren't interested in playing with our boat so we carried on in search of whales. It felt like forever before any other sightings, ...

Fill you mind, empty your heart

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... such lovely woman, it was a taste of home and really nice to be cared for in a maternal way. The home cooking was to die for, we spent the evenings playing cards, chatting, drinking and listening to Dan play his guitar. We arrived in the city during the annual cricket match/tournament "lovers quarrel" between the two most prestigious boy schools in Sri Lanka. This year was the 109Th match. The first night was a pep rally of sorts, the streets were clogged with people of all ages ...

Hello and goodbye folks.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles

Hello all, and as you can see it has been a bit of time since I was on here.

I have been having a long hard think about the idea of continuing this blog and did not wish to act hastily. Certainly, it was becoming difficult to keep the blog up along with my submissions to Virtual Tourist (my preferred travel site) but that is not the reason for my next statement, I have managed to do both before.

I mentioned in the opening entry of this blog that I had ...

Pretend judges, monkeys and beer.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... a bit of a trek for so short a time but his decision obviously. It was while we were chatting that I spotted the monkey you can see in the photo who was only a few feet away and obviously quite unconcerned by the humans around.

I shall use my VT tip here to explain all about the extremely swish hotel which left me feeling horribly underdressed just as I had in Colombo with Treshi (see previous post).

"Let's get one thing absolutely straight at ...

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