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I am arriving in Uswetakeiyawa next week (18th August 2010) any suggestions as to the best + local siteseeing places without going through the local travel rep.

I dont mind booking through locals, but from past experiances the travel rep is looking more for commission that value

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1. Re: Uswetakeiyawa

Hi there,

Your questions about the area of Palm Village hotel got answered in your earlier post, hopefully.

It's north of Colombo, so the section for that in our FAQ story at


does apply here too. The places nearby (e.g. Negombo and Colombo) you can do yourself by public transport, for places further on it's a lot quicker by car-and-driver than by public transport so you'd need some local in any case. Not necessarily the travel rep, 'beach boys' will come towards you with plenty of competing offers. See another FAQ story on how to select the best offer for you.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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