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... by debris. Estimations based on the state of the shoreline and a high-water mark on a nearby building place the tsunami 7.5 to 9 meters above sea level and 2 to 3 meters higher than the top of the train.
I also filmed Bruno interviewing the widow of a stilt fisherman but sadly, the passing diesel traffic was so loud, ...
... town of Galle. From there a 4km tuk tuk ride saw us into Unawatuna and down a quieter side street which quickly turned into a scene from Bali. A small windy street littered with nothing but various tourist offerings and promise's of fresh seafood and cold beer. After some additional directions from fellow tuk tuk drivers,our's arrived at the Primrose guesthouse and as the usual Kate inspected the rooms whilst I stayed with the bags at the tuk tuk in case we needed to make ...
... Sri Lankan babies which Soph was drooling over. After a brief drink at the so called place to be on a Friday night.... we were sufficiently horrified by Western women throwing themselves at Sri Lankan men and Sri Lankan men throwing themselves at the poor guy we were with, and went home to bed!
So today we're just hanging around waiting for our airport transfer which we're getting at midnight! Safe to say haven't particularly liked Unawatuna, it ...
... to check my guest house's wi-fi. Unfortunately I wasn't surprised with the results of that exam. The wi-fi was present indeed but like almost every wi-fi I had come across for the past 5 weeks, both in Thailand and Sri Lanka, wasn't actually working. I mean the network was there, you could connect to it with no problem but it didn't put you through to the world at all. As if like the world had busy line or something. Come on! It's me "calling". What can be more important that ...
... this mini community. Carmen and I have combed every street and taken a hundred photos, we love it!
ASIDE - China is a huge influence here. Carmen and I rode down here to Galle on a new superhighway that the Chinese built (part or all, I do not know). They also built a hospital in Kandy and assisted with restoration projects in the Cultural Triangle. I'm not sure many Americans realize the power of China in the world ...
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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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