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Unawatuna ia a gem of a beach town on the SW coast. In 2004 the 26 Decmber tsunami that killed 300,000 first struck here, but the death toll of 10,000 paled in comparison to N. Sumatra (230,000). A train full of people were struck by the wave and all killed, the train carried 300 meters inland off the track.
Sri Lanka's shoreline mangrove …
... met we at first chose not to hide our identity. That being said, once we told them we're Canadian, they'd give us that, why do you hate us, beaten dog look. Telling them that we didn't vote for our ultra-conservative government felt lame. So we decided that for the balance of our journey we're going to tell everyone we're British. We're mostly asked if we're English anyway, so it fits.
During our three hour train trip ...
... to the guidebook (and in particular for Mirissa) these places don't exist - they are all popping up very quickly, and the place is turning very very touristy. The sunset was ok, could have been nicer. Not had an amazing sunset here. For dinner, we went to the beach and had a final curry. It was our most expensive meal - at £4 each. But everywhere here is expensive for food. It was nice. Again, far too much ...
... on yet another infected bite, but bad weather prevented us doing whale watching, which is what we came here for so we headed off again to Arugam Bay on the East coast for some better weather and R&R.
Surfs up dude!
... well advised by the owner as to the best possible tour available. We went with him int the end in terms of tour operator and we were set for a 6:30am start tomorrow. All these things done by 11:30am. loving the progression.
Sitting on the beach I observed something that I too saw in India. all the european white women - young and old in fact, who seek romance from the young local Sri Lankan men! And the men with their ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPrimrose Guest House Unawatuna
Clean room,comfy bed, knowledgeable staff. Near the beach, fan room, excellent mosquito net.
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