Tropical Beach House
Travel Blogs from Hikkaduwa
There have been far too many exceptional moments during this trip to pick a favorite in any category. The Singhalese people were happy and smiling, liked Americans, respected grandmothers and helped Carmen and I in any way they could. They were eager to share their remarkable country and heritage and proud of the variety that is within this one full-of-wonders island. A picture says a thousand words so I will attach several to this ...
... s wife comes to all our aid and invites in for dinner.
This is a typical curry and rice affair - the main curry is chicken, supplemented by Yellow Dhal, Green Beans and Mallum (chopped leaves and Coconut) this is all complimented with short grain rice and fried papad and it's taste bud heaven, finally some real Sri Lankan food cooked by Sri Lankans for Sri Lankans (and their guests!)
As we leave, there is one thing that stays with me, instead of ...
... by live corals and rocks all the way around with a veneer of marine micro plant life and crannies filled with all sorts of fish and other sea animals. Small waves from the open ocean wash across the shallow reef for ten meters and then surge gently into the pool to provide nutrients for the life there. The lack of access for big fish makes it feel perfectly safe, of course, but the number of fish of all colors and shapes make it look like a day on an exotic reef somewhere out ...
... up at the airport early Thursday morning (which we did without incident). Everything worked out perfectly - everyone got to do what they wanted to do and we all left happy!
The way I see it, I'll be overseas for a while... I have plenty of time to go back to Sri Lanka! Next time I go, I'll do the touristy thing ...
... had roles, manager, waitress, customers, chefs, and we acted out scenarios, there was lots and lots of giggling.
then the day changed, well for me anyway, after class i walked into the vestibule where our stairs and heard a noise on the stairs and saw something on the lower stairs, i was convinved it was a snake so threw a bucket at it and ran screaming through the house and hid in the computer room.such a drama queen. the security guard and eddi came running to look at ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking