The Sun House

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

Love is the answer, but love is the problem.

A travel blog entry by elliemack


... progressing their English skills. We start our day off working with the boys and then head down the road to the girls unit. When I joined the girls on Wednesday there were only three boys at the home. Previously when we visited the home there were five boys. Today we watched as one of the boys gather very few belongings to go home. Home with his family. His auntie and his cousin had arrived when we were doing an art lesson to take him home. It was honestly the most moving thing I've ...

Mingling with the locals

A travel blog entry by tomandgem


... became most memorable because of the bus trip back to Mirissa. We hadn’t realised that the following day was the presidential elections. Therefore, the buses were finishing early. We reached the bus stop and we asked a man waiting where to catch the bus to Mirissa. He was most helpful and went with us from bus to bus until we found the correct one. It was the last bus and very full when we got on so we stood right at the ...


A travel blog entry by elegibson


... the streams of people using the tracks as a convenient path into town, to move! Rather than seats the most sought after spot on the train is in the doorway. Here you get full body breeze (a big deal - it's 33 degrees and 80% humidity) plus great views down the train. As we prepared for our first Sri Lankan train journey our helpful host apologised because the view would be boring; "there's nothing to see except beaches". And how right he was... ...

Let's move on, lots more to see.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... notice the lighthouse, it is certainly big enough at 26.5 metres. Unlike it's sister building in Colombo
this structure is still operational although it is nowhere near as old and, frankly, not quite as aesthetically pleasing. Nor is it anywhere near as old as the old Colombo light. Although an original structure wasbuilt on this site in 1848 it was destroyed by fire in 1934 and the
present light dates ...

The palm beaches and whales

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley


... very different to that bland Indian dahl) and a pol sambal (coconut and chili). We even made our own coconut cream/milk by blending fresh coconut with water. Oh and rice - again cooked with curry leaves and pandan. Wow! It was fun. And so so tasty. All the food here is great. They use the same basic spices as most of Asia - curry leaves, pandan leaves, turmeric, cumin, cinnamon and a masala mix. We spent almost 3 hours cooking. I was so full after dinner. And then we had ...

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