The Dutch House

18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Galle

Second week complete!

A travel blog entry by chloepowell123 on Jul 21, 2014

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... in cricket! We travelled back home to Panadura by train which was probably the highlight of the weekend. Sri Lankan trains are probably the most amazing thing ever but there's definitely a reason we don't have them in the UK! The doors remain open so many of the locals just sit on the steps or swing out of the door. We all had a go (don't worry mum I was careful) and it was so fun and the views were beautiful. Another successful week! Bye for now, Chloe x Ps again not great photos ...

Partying in Galle

A travel blog entry by beckeyjw on May 11, 2014

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... especially as they don't have to provide food on a Saturday. As we hadn't been there much for the last week it was nice to have some Sri Lankan food and feel part of the family again. Even though we got to Galle you could tell straight away the fort part of it, where we were staying, was soo different from anywhere else  we had been so far, colonised with a rather European feel and very little traffic around we could also hear the sea. Arriving at ...

Galle town

A travel blog entry by elliemack on Mar 31, 2014

... some Tamil. Comparing this to Scotland, children start to learn French when they are often 10 years old. Seeing now how such young children can cope with learning another language, I would encourage the learning of an additional language at an early age, as I think that this is when they can learn it best. I felt so ignorant telling the teacher that I only knew 2 languages- English and a bit of French. In my opinion, I feel that British people are lazy. They ...

Day 153 - Beers in the Fort

A travel blog entry by costin on Mar 01, 2014

... serving them really early in the morning. Rice and curry was our only option, but what an option it was. The table was groaning under the weight of the curies that they brought out to go with an absolute mound of red rice. There was dhal, some sort of green veg, potato curry, aubergine and tuna. It was sensational food and it cost 200 rupees (1) a head! It was also an experience that I will never forget - I don't think they get many tourists in ...

Want to see a whale? Granted.

A travel blog entry by griceydoesasia on Nov 16, 2013

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... plume of water erupting from its gigantic head. The experience was truly mesmerising.Our time on the boat was over far too soon but the high from what I'd seen lasted all day. Grant got on the bus back to gayland and I tried to stay out of the sun as the afternoon was roasting. I've starting reading "The Art of Happiness" by the Dalai Lama, it's incredibly inspirational and well worth a read, not heavy going at all and easy ton the brain. Just what's needed after being ...

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