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... responsible," with many tourists complaining of harassment of the whales with too many boats. So, in the end, I decided to head straight to Unawatuna and forgo my (nearly) lifelong dream of seeing the blue whale.
So on the morning I had planned to see the blue whale, I headed straight to Unawatuna and spent the better part of two hours searching for what would be my last accommodation in Sri Lanka. Since I would be heading to Cambodia ...
... did we, and we were left in the middle of the road and the traffic was screaming either side of us for a short time until we were able to fully cross the road… A horrible start to the bike ride, but it got much better.
While riding we were trying to stay as left as possible but the screaming horn followed by the roaring engine of the Sri Lankan buses seemed to keep us even further left... probably a good thing. (see previous ...
Moving day. We rose to an overcast morning with a little drizzle about, but very warm already. Leisurely start to the day. Joined the others for breakfast, already a couple of courses ahead of us. A Sri Lankan family was playing in the waves and on the sand oblivious to the drizzle. We packed, brought our luggage down stairs and settled our account. The others arrived and did likewise. The owner arrived in his flash BMW and everyone jumped to attention, until he had gone ...
... at the orphanage too. We then took a trip to a unit off of the same service where young boys are kept on remand until trial. They range in age from 14 - 19. They didn't speak great English because they are taken out of school completely due to the nature of their crimes, but we let them listen to music from our iPods and played a few games of volleyball with them. It was really great seeing them interact positively with ...
We wake up in time to hit the beach for a few hours before making our way to Mirissa later in the day. The sun shines brightest in the morning, so the best time for tanning is before midday. We have a little splash about and relax on our sunbeds before doing the dreaded packing. We decied to save ourselves some hassle and get a minibus to Mirissa with Lorena and Marco. The journey doesn't take long, only about 1.5 hours. I get woken up on the way to see an ...