Curry Bowl Guest House & Restaurant
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We arranged for a taxi to take us the hour and a half drive from Mirissa to Hikkaduwa. We had heard Hikkaduwa was touristy but were pleasantly surprised when we arrived, there was a really nice beach vibe and there weren't too many people around. There were lots of beach bars and restaurants lining the shore but they were nice and chilled and you could walk the beach without being harassed by touts.
We stayed at Villa Paradise after a recommendation from a friend back ...
... Drinks a bit more pricey than normal, but still much cheaper than in UK. Pool table, table football, lounging area, and danceable music. Josefina enjoyed herself as it was her kind of music. Loads of people here. I was bored by 1ish so we left.
The walk along beach from hotel is less than 10 mins but as tuk tuks so cheap we only did this walk once! To surfing beach or coral beach (swimming with turtles!)(not as good as ...
... Kim opted for a Biryiani, which was also really good. The stray dogs on the beach were really clever, they saw that we were about to finish our dinner and waited patiently by our table for some scraps. Not that it did them much good, with food that tasty, there weren't any! When we got back to our hotel, we had to change rooms because the fan was broken. The owner seemed a bit put out that we wanted to change rooms, but let us change rooms without any ...
... Eminem in prefect english! It was hilarious! He also rapped the whole of 'zim zimmer' (the younger readers will know what I mean ;) haha) it was so funny and so random!
After that he opened up and had great english - turns out he was there because of mental health problems due to smoking too much weed (ironic considering his choice of music). It was quite sad though, because he clearly loves music so much I asked him if he gets to listen to it in the hospital and he said he ...
... would help him with his boat. Its the usual carbon-fibre main-hulled catamaran (oruwa) with wooden supports and wooden second hull with rope lashings. I comment on the beauty of the wood and ask if fibreglass is better ( most were wooden before the tsunami). He seems to prefer fibreglass for its lightness and strength.
Before he directs me where to push, he looks toward the sea, clasps his hands and says ...