The Ayubowan Guesthouse
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Adult pool
- Outdoor pool
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... for swimming. Goes down pretty steep and close to shore it’s pretty churned up. At the moment there is quite a strong wind blowing so it’s a bit uncomfortable sitting on the sand and just watching the waves although the temperature says “take a dip”.
The area north of the town (2km) is backpacker or accommodation alley. The main road is stacked with ...
... and we managed to make our way.
Still being in a dilapidated state of body and mind, I quickly found my room and had a long sleep, relieved to be in a comfy place. It's always a bit nerve wracking for me to go to new countries and new cities until I get there and get my bearings. This is part of the excitement of travel, but becomes a bit more challenging when you are sick.
The next morning, I awoke ...
... of the waves lapping on to the sand a few feet away.
Unfortunately we could not hear the sea owing to some ghastly thumping and screeching sounds which I understand passes for music these days. There were around 7 or 8 beach cafes stretched along the beach all of them lit up in a most attractive manner. We toured them all in the hope of finding a place without the din but failed miserably. We realised that the problem is obviously us, as everyone else seemed ...
... planted by Yuri Gagarin and Nicholas II, last Tzar of Russia, amongst others. That evening we walk around the lake in Kandy, which sits next to the Royal Palace and Temple of The Tooth - said to contain one of the buddha’s teeth. Snake charmers lift wicker lids off baskets and prod sleeping cobras angrily to life when they see us approach. The lake teems with fish and terrapins, which support the thousands of aquatic birds that beat lazily through the bruised purple sunset ...
... but trying really hard to keep clean. In our experience it is always good to visit the toilet as soon as you arrive as it gives an indication as to how seriously hygiene is taken. In this case the wash basin was in the kitchen so you could see exactly how the food was being prepared. Poached egg got turned into fried egg and orange juice to papaya but other than that it was fine. We then walked into Negombo town proper. We ...