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So after our traumatic bus journey we arrived safely in Galle and hopped in a tuk tuk to take us into the fort. We liked Galle straight away with its narrow streets and old Dutch colonial buildings. The first guesthouse we stopped at was called Frangipani, and unbeknown to us was in the "mid range" section of the Lonely Planet, somehow Dom talked …
Arrived in Colombo and set off on a bus to Galle. Guesthouse is inside the walls of this old city as are many of the tourist hotels and shops. As such there is a constant barrage of venders in the street, selling "old" coins, embroidered garments.This part of Galle was saved during the tsunami because of the walls surrounding it. It is interesting …
... an interesting journey mainly due to the fact that our driver was blind and "touch drove" us back to the beach. Only to inform us that beach price was more, so with Kate doing her best Gordon Ramsay impersonation we begrudgingly paid the extra and headed straight for the beach and relax/recharge time. This saw us out until the late afternoon and after some humidity detox,via our air con'd room we had a chilled dinner at one of the many beach front ...
... s son! He also somehow produced a bottle of grey goose and some cranberry juice - felt like I was in Derby for a minute!
We had great talks with the majors son about places to visit in Sri Lanka and also about the properties and beaches he owns and the great charity and community work he and his father conduct. A very interesting person to meet!
We returned to Silva Guesthouse around 4am and had about 3 hours sleep before the sounds of the small town woke ...
... watched from where we were until it swam away. About a half hour later we spotted a blue whale, and then another fin whale shortly after that. By that time all the other boats had caught up with us and our crew explained the whales will go away as they are frightened. Fair enough and in the past few days they’ve only been able to spot on whale, one day taking 5 hrs, we saw three within 2hrs. Turning around to head back to shore we ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsFrangipani Tree Unawatuna
Really nice, clean guesthouse. One of the best I've stayed in all trip
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