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Topic: Girl travelling alone
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Topic: Girl travelling alone
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Kirsten

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Girl travelling alone

Hi, I'm an 18 yr old girl thinkin of travelling to Sri Lanka by myself during june/july 2005.  I know loadza people who have travelled Thailand alone but I was just wandering if it would be safe enough and easy enough to travel and meet people in Sri Lanka too as I understand that lots of the hostels are made up of single and double bedrooms rather than dorms.  i would appreciate any info, cheers



By:

matt

RE: Girl travelling alone

i'm heading out myself hoping to do a bit of surfing. I have a friend out their and said there is no problems and the people are amazing. I'm going in may for an indefinite time period

By:

Kirsten

RE: Girl travelling alone

sweet!!!better get my flight booked then!thanks very much....who knows, maybe even see you out there!



By:

ross

RE: Girl travelling alone

Hey, Ross here,

Pretty safe, but i would say, go with someone you know. Stay in touch, my friends and i are going surfing there in july!

Ross

By:

Millie

RE: Girl travelling alone

I travelled around Sri Lanka for 2 months last year on my own and had absolutely no problems at all. Although it's a really amazing place, I'm not sure I'd recommend it as a first trip for someone fairly young - really don't mean to be patronizing. The other thing to consider is that June/July is off season for the SW coast. Most hotels and guesthouses are shut and there are very few tourists. Aragum Bay will be in season but that side of the island is extremely undeveloped. It's up to you, just be careful and have a fabulous time if you decide to go.

By:

Samuel

RE: Girl travelling alone

Hi! I am 27 years Man.  I am working in Trincomalee.  If you have any idea  to visit Trincomalee please let me know I can help you for accomodation etc. etc.

Please do reply,

Samuel.

By:

Chathuranga

RE: Girl travelling alone

Well I was born in Sri Lanka and lives in it too. So I can show u arround only if ur intressted in tavelling with a 22 yaer old SL guy who is a IT undergraduate at the moment. I do this to earn for my studies.

By:

D Rain

RE: Girl travelling alone

Hi there,
I've just raed your post and guess what!!!
I'm travelling to Sri Lanka too during July 2005,and it'll be my forth visit to that Paradise,YES IT IS,there're alot of nice beaches over there and lots of green hills,some historic places such as (Adams Peak).I've discover some places with some local guys,Sri Lankan people are friendly,never had a trouple there...never heared about one too.
shopping in colombo is hot,very CHEAP.good markets.
8 nightclubs..(international) they play Techno Hip Hop...etc.
good restaurants around the town and near the sea...
contact me any time for any information..

By:

ruwan

RE: Girl travelling alone

i like to meet you when your next arrival. please inform me

thank you,
your loving,
ruwan

By:

NIHAL FERNANDO

RE: Girl travelling alone

Hi Kristen,

I am a Sri Lankan working in Thailand. I saw your message in the "Forum" and thought that it would be better to give my frank opinion. Generally, Sri Lankans are very friendly but please bare it in your mind that there are a lot of bad people in any part of this world. Don't trust anybody too much. You are too young and ought to be more careful. Avoid traveling to North and East partrs of Sri Lanka as there are some provocations by the LTTE. I wish you a safe and nice trip to my homeland and back!!!

Best regards,
Nihal




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