The Fort Printers

39 Pedlar St, Galle, Sri Lanka | 4 star hotel
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Turtle hatchery and Galle Fort

A travel blog entry by mariaobrien on Aug 06, 2014

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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 …

Love is the answer, but love is the problem.

A travel blog entry by elliemack


... with their studies. In a way, it was like a mini parents evening but with every child's parent there- a grouped parents evening. This is completely different to Scotland. Parents evening are more formal, interview like meetings with set times whereas in Sri Lanka parents gathered in the classroom to listen and argue for the chance to speak to the teacher. I always find it funny when I find something which is completely different to back in Scotland. When I was given my gift from the grade ...

Day Seven - In search of whales

A travel blog entry by lets.get.lost


... finally arrived at Samans mansion. We couldn't believe how nice it was when we pulled into his drive, no wander he wanted us to come and stay! We were greeted by Samans 3 children, his wife, his mother in law, and his Aunty, all of which were so welcoming and friendly. While Matt and Saman went to his cousins for a chat and to enjoy some Sri Lankan Aruk (distilled coconut spirit), I sat and watched some Sri Lankan tv with his mother in law, this was ...

Fill you mind, empty your heart

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... so it was a pretty special moment made even more special that it was all my own. If you are ever feeling low, unattractive or sad I highly suggest a walk through a class of 16 year old Sri Lankan boys who are unaccustomed to seeing westerners, Dan and I both received quite the who boost! all throughout the day as well the local primary schools were putting in parades. The children were dressed up in traditional clothes and what appeared to be Halloween masks as they danced and sang to ...


A travel blog entry by elegibson


... all within a couple of hours drive of each other. The old Sanskrit name for Sri Lanka is Serendip - and it is pure serendipity that Anna and I picked such an enjoyable destination in which to meet. Our time has been made even better because, the people here are ludicrously lovely! The smiles you exchange with people here are so genuine; they make you feel like you're all in on the same joke. You come back from a day out, your face aching from ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Fort Printers Galle

    Reviewed by mariaobrien

    Amazing experience

    Reviewed Aug 5, 2014
    by (8 reviews) Dublin , Ireland Flag of Ireland

    This place is one on a million.
    The staff. The decor. The atmosphere. The food. The shower. The kitchen. Blissful.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Fort Printers Galle

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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