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... buildings and even the coat of arms which is at the original entry to this day. We visited a Dutch reform church, that included catacombs and lots of headstones with infectious disease deaths.
The Tsunami annihilated the New Town area, washing away the bus station, cricket ground,railway lines etc and entered the old fort up to a metre,the tide marks are on many of the buildings. Shane Warne has ...
... You see I'm used to Aus summer, but this is just as relentless but all so much more sticky. The only serenity is to seek out shade. After shade and some exploring of the Buddha centre atop the hill nearby it was time for another mediocre western dinner, or was it? No it wasn't, the holy grail, so far ,was found among the many beach restaurants offering fresh fish via ...
... and reasonable prices. Only fake starbucks Starpipel should be avoided as they don't have anything on the menu that they publish.
Flower Garden itself did for 890 rupees (£4.45) a 3 course dinner. Soup or huge salads, pastas/pizzas/curries/rice dishes/seafood for main, desserts of cakes or pastries or mango icecream. Not to mention the 800 rupee massages- not a part of dinner, but available at the spa above the restaurant, we found the place really good value.
... settled myself in my room, took a shower after the journey and packed my essentials for exploring Mirissa I went to see the beach. I had to walk for about 5 minutes and when I got there I was really impressed. The beach wasn't too big nor overcrowded but there was much more tourists that in any other place I had visited in Sri Lanka by that point. There were also small bars/restaurants on the beach where you could grab a bite or have a drink. Usually both! The sand was very soft ...
... over until I got my cards replaced. Not knowing me at all and taking an extremely huge leap of faith. Katie spent the morning calming me down and helping me look for my missing items and even Joe got in the act by lending me some cash also. I was well and truly blessed and could not believe the love that was being shown to me in those moments.
The day was long and I was under some more pressure as Hannah was waiting for me, wanting to travel back up to Columbo tog ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed