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TravelPod Member ReviewsFrangipani Tree Unawatuna
Really nice, clean guesthouse. One of the best I've stayed in all trip
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... the phone and stabbed them with a dull spoon. It was turned back on, and another walk all the way back to the ATM on the outskirts of town proved successful. That is, if you can count 4 1/2 wasted hours in the baking sun on a frustrating mission "success."
So we decided to make it up to ourselves and stay an extra night here in Unawatuna. Tomorrow we plan to do nothing but read and play on the beach.
Oh, and Matt's new camera broke. Awesome.
... at a roadside stop, and a long safari to the tea plantation. Amazing. And the last couple of days were also filled with crazy activities, like a long drive to a secluded waterfall area where we picnicked in the falls, and then a drive back up the motorway to Colombo for one final big meal blowout (celebrating Michael Archbold's birthday) at the swanky Mount Lavinia Hotel, before boarding our 1.35am flight to Bangkok!!!
... that came out here a few years ago on holiday. We went into a jewellery and jam shop, basically to look but of course I found something here too. Originally it was going to be a small elephant to go on my necklace, but then they showed me a small Sri Lankan map, with a blue sapphire and embossed elephant on it, which I decided to get, just as really a memento to keep and look smart on my necklace. We all got a discount as they knew we were teachers so not too bad ...
... bar that we were in last night. Quelle Surprise, we ended up having another beer with them in there, though this was very much a leisurely beer, I was in no hurry to have a skinful again. We got one more beer to takeaway and had that back at the hostel, as a quiet end to a very quiet day. There were some new arrivals in the hostel, from Berlin, so we chatted to them for a bit, before taking an early night.
... wasn't a deterrent, rather the opposite as it promised a good spot of relaxing with all the fun stuff. A few hours of beers, snacks, sun baking and swimming ended with a stroll up to and down and up a bit and eventually out of the mayhem to jungle beach. This was not really worth it but the walking was a welcome treat especially away from the bustle of tourist town. Before we knew it the sun was setting and it was time for cold beer and a delicious dinner. We arrived at Shekira ...