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Talpe, Near Galle, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Unawatuna

Death, destruction & Warnie

A travel blog entry by deetour on Jun 01, 2014

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... restaurants.

The fort is a large area, 36 hectares in total and set up against a surf that endlessly smashes against the picturesque rocky escarpments . It was initially build in 1589 as a small fort by the Portuguese but then the Dutch told the Portuguese to take a hike ( can you tell I'm getting slack?) and extended the fort to the current size in 1663. They quite respectfully kept a lot of ...

Unawatuna to Mirissa

A travel blog entry by johnsmetana on Jan 25, 2014

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... is wedged in the middle of Bentota and Unawantuna in the resorty spectrum only that this place is much cheaper, oh yes it is, and want a relief that is. After securing AC lodging for the hefty fee of $33, we again headed to the beach and spoilt ourself to bathing in the sea and sun with the accompaniment of a few large coconuts for hydration. This exercise left me hot ...

And relax.....welcome to Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by girlabouttown on Aug 19, 2013

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... great passionfruit mojitos

There was one small bar/restaurant the other side of Nautical cafe the name of which can't be recalled, where for 15 we had fresh salads, waters, chips and jumbo prawns caught fresh in the bay and simply cooked. Delicious!

The street behind the beach is lined with other restaurants/cafes/shops/ayurvedic retreats/spas/hotels and many more small businesses trying to establish themselves before the high season starts- lots ...

A Dutch-Sri Lankan-Italian kinda day

A travel blog entry by whereiskatie on Apr 25, 2013

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... of oddities. A quick trip to Galle new town revealed a more normal Sri Lankan hub of activity. Also home to the most crazy bus station we've encountered: a sight by itself, even on Poya Day, a mess of buses crammed into every space, 'taxis' lined up in ranks, pedestrians risking life and limb to cross the busy roads, and street vendors in every form hawked their goods.

Back in Galle Fort, the sleepy town had woken up some what. Many Sri Lankans were crowding the ...


A travel blog entry by dphilips on Mar 21, 2013

... and tried to move things as fast as possible. I left the station then headed back to the beach resort, determined to find decent wifi to try and contact back home but again, this was to be quite a challenge. Between Asanka, Mr Touk and an ANGEL in the form of Kim Larsen. Things were looking up. Kim from Seattle was extremely sympathetic to my situation, giving me all her details and wanting to give me full assistance. The assistance being that she lent me 200 pounds to ...


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