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Stilt Fishing in Weligama

From Mirissa to Unawatuna

I decided that the best way for us to get from Mirissa to Unawatuna would be to take a tuk tuk. It couldn’t have worked out better. We called a tuk tuk driver, a young lad, that we had met a couple of evenings before in Mirissa. He had been touting for business and we […]

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The Tale of a Whale in Mirissa

When I was researching things to do in Sri Lanka, one of the things at the top of my list was whale watching. Imagine having the opportunity to see the world’s largest creature for real in the wild. I mean if I was awestruck by the giant turtles at Rekawa Beach how would I feel […]

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Is Mirissa Really All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Everything I read when I was researching our itinerary for Sri Lanka said: “You have to see Mirissa.” “Mirissa is the best beach.” “Don’t miss Mirissa.” So we went to Mirissa. Why then did I find that Mirissa was a busy, expensive tourist trap where you could barely even get a spot on the beach? […]

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How NOT to Get From Tangalle to Mirissa (Trust Me, I Lived It!)

Seriously, how hard can it be to get from Tangalle to Mirissa using public transport? I mean look how close they are on the map. Could it really have taken us all day? Well yes, it did take us all bloody day just to get from Tangalle to Mirissa. I still don’t even know what […]