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... There was some commotion on the beach just below us, with a crowd of people looking at something in the water. As we leaned over the balcony ledge, we saw it - baby turtles!
Apparently, hundreds of loggerhead hatchlings had emerged, but since hatchlings tend to find their way out to sea by moonlight, many were confused by the bright lights on the shore and were coming back to land. Many tourists were knee-deep in the waves, scouting for ...
... could eat before craving a burger and some café coffee! We found a burger place on the beach run by a guy from the UK and the burgers were amazing (we went back a few times)!! We also got caught in a freak thunderstorm while in a café so we sat there for a couple hours eating and drinking coffee… how unfortunate. We also found a French patisserie and plenty of coffee spots, all in all a good break from Sri Lankan cuisine.
... Turns out they all live in the nearby area hence the thousands of children, but only two actually live in our house! At the weekend we went travelling for a well deserved break to Unawatuna and Galle. Unawatuna was beautiful and is on the south coast so we were on the beach! It was so nice just to be out of a floor length skirt and shirt and be able to show some skin in the ridiculous heat! It was also very strange to see some more white people and eat with cutlery (we were very ...
... view of this place as he has both played and contributed to Sri Lankan youth here. The Sri Lankans are crazy for cricket and he is well regarded for his philanthropy here ( unlike his other past time. philandering).
We also sat and had a lime juice at The Orient, a magnificent hotel from Colonial days and similar feel to Raffles in Singapore. The 1954 movie " Over the River Kwai" was filmed in Sri Lanka ...
That is what I wrote on Virtual Tourist a while back and I stick by it, it was a brilliant place.
Well, if that was the digs, I was off to a flying start and well pleased with myself for having picked it. I think I shall break here so I can use my allocation of images for each entry to show you just how wonderful this place was. £10 a night? Are you joking? You wouldn't get a bed in a homeless hostel in London for that.