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Surfing Sri Lanka

Columbo, Weligama

sunny 39 °C
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We arrived in Sri Lanka with no delay and no trouble after seeing the live images of an attack on the airport. In fact there was no sign; Colombo International has to be the best airport I’ve been too!

Weligama beach, Weligama

Weligama beach break, Weligama

We headed to the southern tip of Sri Lanka, a place called Weligama. It’s a sleepy little town and small town Sri Lanka is really 'small town'. What it lacked in nightlife it make up for with surf. 4ft, clean, long breaks and awesome tropical scenery.

Weligama beach, Weligama

Surf School, Weligama

It was sweet. 40c, amazing accommodation, cheap food, cheap beers and a chilled vibe. Due to the heat I'd decided to shave my head. It looks quite good and I get less touts due to the fact I look like an American GI! Myself and Paul spent 3 days doing pretty much nothing expect surfing and chilling out.

Me surfing, Weligama

The beach itself in Weligama bay is something out of national geographic. 3 mile long beach, white sand, not a sole in sight and the occasional cow! My pictures don’t do it justice.

Cow on the beach, Weligama

On the last day there was a lighting storm, we surfed below and the storm raged above. We head next to Buddhist site, Adams Peak.

Posted by NrtnMonkey 09:37 Archived in Sri Lanka Tagged backpacking

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photos are great --But where is the surf?----- 6inch slop on a plank is hardly surf!

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