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Sunshine Stories: Living inward Sri Lanka

Linn Lundgren aka Sunshine Stories surfing inward Sri Lanka. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.

Some people larn on opor-garai to the remote torrid zone as well as say, “I could alive here.” If you’re Swedish blogger Linn Lundgren of Sunshine Stories y'all brand adept on that promise. After beingness repeat visitors of the isle of Sri Lanka inward the Indian Ocean, Linn as well as her immature homo Petter returned belatedly concluding year, this fourth dimension amongst no supply tickets.

The isle of Sri Lanka located on the southern tip of Bharat has had a history of civil state of war that deterred tourism for many years. Now inward a peaceful state, surfers inward detail are psyched on discovering playful waves all to themselves. Following upwards on the Sunshine Stories Guide to Surfing inward Sri Lanka concluding year, nosotros checked inward amongst Linn to uncovering out to a greater extent than almost transitioning from beingness a tourist to a local inward Sri Lanka.


By Linn Lundgren, Sunshine Stories

We alive inward Ahangama on the southward coast of Sri Lanka as well as inward this hamlet there’s almost no tourists. We alive inward a neighborhood amongst “real” people as well as that has giving me a lot of agreement of their civilization as well as language. By respecting the locals amongst how y'all dress, human activeness as well as besides unopen to slow Singhalese phrases, y'all larn a real long way. The Sri Lankans are real slow to connect with. That the fruit as well as veggie prices are lower than when you’re a tourist!

Right forthwith we’re renting a big, newly renovated colonial villa as well as for the get-go fourth dimension inward the 4 years we’ve come upwards to the isle I was able to purchase all those things I’ve been eyeing downwards equally a tourist: baskets inward all cast as well as sizes, graphic fine art work, plants etc. I had a local tailor brand me 100 of meters of flags inward happy sri lankan cloth to pimp the villa to experience at home. I besides beloved to last able to walk out of the door as well as uncovering awesome leafs as well as flowers (not to lift fresh coconuts). I pimp the whole trace of piece of job solid amongst leafs.

The waves are to a greater extent than mellow than inward Indo, for example. Here at that spot are waves for everyone! Both mellow waves, tubing waves, long waves, brusque waves, beach breaks as well as reef breaks. I larn a lot of questions of where to sleep, swallow as well as surf! We besides rent out rooms inward our villa, bed & breakfast style, electronic mail me at my blog if you’re coming to the isle as well as are interested!

We’ve had as well as thence many friends as well as trace of piece of job solid unit of measurement members that convey come upwards visiting us as well as they’ve brought Swedish cheese, chocolate, coffee, rye bread. Food, friends as well as trace of piece of job solid unit of measurement is commonly what I immature lady most from abode as well as this wintertime we’ve had it all!

Linn wears the Hermosa inward globe Waves, coming soon!
Daily beach walk inward Sri Lanka. Linn wears the Pavones bikini inward Porto, coming soon! Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories

Sri Lanka is sum of elephants! Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.

 A hold back at the markets inward Sri Lanka. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.

Fresh fish every day! Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.
Linn navigates the rocks, wearing the Hermosa inward globe Waves coming soon. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.


Never lone when y'all alive inward a opor-garai destination. Friends ever come upwards visit! Wearing the Hermosa inward globe Waves as well as Swami's inward Tea Leaf. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.
Spot check. Linn wears the Hermosa inward globe Waves, coming soon. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.

Salty hair. Linn wears the Hermosa inward globe Waves, coming soon. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.

A quiver of Bing Longboards! Girls wearing the Hermosa inward globe Waves as well as Swami's inward Tea Leaf. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.

Hello beautiful beach. Linn wears the Hermosa inward globe Waves on her agency to the waves. Photo courtesy Sunshine Stories.

Looks similar unopen to other century ago, the line-fishing boats inward Sri Lanka harbor. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.

Make friends amongst the locals! Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories. 
Creative clothesline inward Linn's Sri Lanka flat, amongst the Seea Palomar crop laissez passer on inward Tea Leaf inward the middle. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.

Say Hi to Petter! He's the ane commonly behind the camera. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.

This is the life. Apres surf gathering amongst kokosnoot beverages. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories. 

We beloved this kimono cover-up! Linn wearing the Pavones inward Porto, coming soon! Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories.

Sri Lanka is for lovers. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories. 
Linn has a elevation all to herself! Photo courtesy of Sunshine Stories. 
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