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- Swimming pool
- 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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... 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.
... Muezzin call from our hotel and it is a common sight to see the white robed gentlemen rushing to prayer. As we have been here during Ramadan its difficult not to get caught up with the cycle of fasting and prayer. Today is Eid so huge feasts and a 'holi' day for all Muslims. I'm sure we will see much celebration up on the Fort walls tonight with chjldren flying kites while parents celebrate. Last night we visited "ROTI MAN' after sunset. We were alerted to the fact that this ...
... 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 ...
I know that in the colonial history of Sri Lanka the
British came after the Dutch so why does the British coat of arms on the
exterior bear the date 1668 whilst that of the V.O.C. (Dutch East
Indies Company) on the interior wall bear a date a year later, if my
schoolboy Latin numbering system does not desert me. Answers on a
Well, it is no longer a mystery! ...
... 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 ...