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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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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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... would have thought I would be so endeared to the ugly Costco poncho I threw in at the last minute. Ugly as, but dry as can be underneath. The roads here in Sri Lanka are a million times better than India and Nepal. Most are well sealed and there is a complete absence of horn honking and almost no litter. There are however an endless supply of dogs lounging in the middle of the road. Houda told us that they are considered to be Sri Lankan speed control. It wouldn't seem so bad if ...
... it against the trees and houses which lined the track, crushing those seeking shelter behind it. The eight carriages were so packed with people that the doors could not be opened, and they filled with water, drowning almost everyone inside, as the water washed over the wreckage several more times. The passengers on top of the train also fell off when the carriages were uprooted, and many of them drowned or ...
... serving them really early in the morning. Rice and curry was our only option, but what an option it was. The table was groaning under the weight of the curies that they brought out to go with an absolute mound of red rice. There was dhal, some sort of green veg, potato curry, aubergine and tuna. It was sensational food and it cost 200 rupees (£1) a head! It was also an experience that I will never forget - I don't think they get many tourists in ...
... Whilst waiting for the train i was shooting some footage of a large group of men moving /wrestling heavy railway track pieces from the platform to a waiting hand pushed railway trolley. One of the gents a fairly smiley and well fed Sri Lankan struck up a conversation and as always asking where we're from, this as usual was met with a big smile and a reference to cricket which I'm completely oblivious to but pretend like I know what I'm talking about. He told me about ...
... with a token lighthouse. The walls themselves didn't really contain just old buildings either. Newer buildings, rundown cafes, dubious dwellings watered down the colonial charm. It wasn't that it wasn't interesting or nice to look at, just that something was missing.
After half an hour of wandering round and pictures of the sea, lighthouse and walls we admitted defeat (inevitable on leaving ...