The Fort Printers
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Fort Printers Galle
A stylish and sophisticated haven in the middle of the old town
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The next few days take on a gentle rhythm and routine as we sink into a relaxing mixture of tropical beach days and pleasant evening wandering.
While Galle itself has no beach to speak of, it sits at the heart of Sri Lanka's stunning coastline featuring some of the best beaches in the world. The easiest way to reach them is by tuk tuk and …
It's easy to see why people fall in love with Galle; it has a quiet calm and historic charm that makes wandering the little walled town a delight. Outside the fortified ramparts lies an urban sprawl that was heavily destroyed by the terrible wrath of the sea a decade ago, and has been rebuilt to be a typically modern south-east Asian city, but …
Dawn in the valley of Warwick Gardens is a quietly beautiful thing to behold, arising as we do for our early morning departure. There is dew on the grass and condensation on the windows but the clouds have cleared overnight and the sun dapples through the trees and illuminates the plantation below us. A warming breakfast of porridge with …
This morning we left the wilds of Yala and commenced a four hour journey to Galle. En route we stopped off at a small turtle hatchery - where some turtles had hatched two days ago. They were so tiny and to think in two days time they'll be released into the sea is crazy. Any eggs there volunteers find or eggs they buy off the black market dealers …
... Galle (pronounced Gaul) today and heading to the highlands, where we hope the weather has improved as much as the forecast tells us! A little more rain would be fine, but we have had a few mouldy bags and things to deal with here as the humidity has been so high, as much as 88% some days. Hopefully we will find somewhere with wifi, and be able to blog some more. For now, Happy New Year and we wish everyone the very best for 2015, xxxxx ...