Black Beauty Guesthouse
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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If I was to describe Sri Lanka in one word it would be rain. If I had two words, it would be torrential rain. Lee-Ann and I arrived in Sri Lanka early and were met at the airport by Houda who would be our driver for the next couple of weeks. He dropped us at the Negombo Beach Lodge and we spent a few days relaxing and hanging out before John and Catherine flew in. Lee-Ann spent her days getting Ayurvedic treatments that she returned from with rave reviews. The place came from ...
... definitely no getting off and looking or driving off that quickly. People do regularly walk up and down the tracks here, and there is also lots of crossings, and most seem to cross the tracks rather than go across the foot bridge at stations. The tracks aren't live but there is obviously still the danger of the actual train itself. Sunday night felt rather weird as Lauren was leaving early Monday morning so lots of packing and some crying. Next week will feel rather ...
Well Friday I found difficult. The Senahassa girls home is completely manic. We are there to teach them English, some maths, do arts and crafts play games etc. There are a few reasons why I find this difficult, firstly this 'class' is voluntary which means the girls come and go as they please so it's very disruptive, second of all the girls range from 8-18 so where do you even begin to start teaching such a wide age range?One ...
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Room nice and big with good terrace onto the gardens for monkey viewing. Bathroom small with a weird door to shower which meant floor got wet after a shower rather unnecessarily. Room clean except an old packet and cotton bud lying by the side of the bed which was weird as they were very easy to spot!
... and their shelters were swept away and the whole site had to be completely rebuilt. The guide showed me some photos of how it looked before it was rebuilt and it's hard to believe how much they have accomplished in ten years, with the support of generous and committed volunteers.
Not that I really needed it, but I arrived back to Rambukkana fully relaxed and rested on Sunday, looking forward to meeting the new volunteers arriving!