Hotel Taprobana

Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka | 3 star hotel

Travel Blogs from Bentota

Bentota - trapped in the bakery

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... a public holiday. Once we got to Bentota we walked around to find a room and ended up finding a really nice one with our own balcony, a simple room but in comparison to the last one it felt like a palace. We took a walk into the main town which was bustling with locals buying their shopping. We had to buy a few things, especially sunglasses as we'd both left ours at the hostel in Singapore and had been walking around squinting for the last couple of days. We ...

Birthday and beaches on the Spice Island

A travel blog entry by junglebelle


... you can sit with your feet in the sand sipping on mojitos while watching the sun go down, or enjoy candle lit dinners. Of course we did both, making it a very special and relaxing way to get old. ;) Mirissa is said to be one of the best places in the world to see blue whales, so we went whale watching one day and were lucky enough to see 8 or 9 blue whales. These things were enormous! Seeing the first two that we came across was quite ...

Dinner Parties, Train Sets & Stilt Fisherman

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean


... from these stilts, but it was mainly for their own consumption as the fish were too small to sell. I was very grateful to Karu for sorting this out and I bought them an early lunch.

During lunch it took me a while to convince both Karu and Sampath that I did not want to see a Buddhist temple, a private garden and a sweet factory, and when this was done we headed north. First they took me to the Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Project in Kosgoda. ...


A travel blog entry by jocelynroles


... against the window. Ann had been up since 6 and was looking for company. She needed no further encouragement than to see our blinds go up!

Ann's given us a lot of laughs actually much to her bemusement. When we began our holiday her way of bonding with the Sri Lankans was to go up to them and say "Murilitharan!" Except in Ann language it comes out as "Mutheralam!"or any other approximation. When she didn't get any response to her efforts she would suddenly attack ...

Sacred town and South Coast

A travel blog entry by kateschronicles


... in Sri Lanka. Kataragama is a multi-religious sacred town as it contains an Islamic Mosque within its temple complex as well. It is a holy place for Buddhists, Muslims and Hindus, and the sprawling religious complex across the Menik Ganga contain buildings of all three religions. It is difficult to sort fact from legend at Kataragama.
In spite of the differences of caste and creed, many Sri Lankans show great reverence to God Kataragama. They ...

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