Travel Blogs from Hikkaduwa
... much more greenery. There were so many buffalo just chillin in the plantations.
We are staying in Hikkaduwa, but Galle is the next closest major town to us so we had to stop by for supplies. (i.e. toilet paper). On a side note.. when we stopped to get coffee earlier, the bathroom had a toilet, a sink, a hose, and a towel. No toilet paper, just a communal towel. So that really alarmed me, and we are now assuming for the rest of this trip it ...
... severly effected patients in NIMH, they were pretty functional and not overly sedated. We had a great time playing rummy (or a game along those lines, a few patients just kind of and their own rules but that's fine - they were at least participating), making oragami crafts which many of them plan to give their children upon their release - and singing and listening to music.
It was really uplifting to walk out and feeling like you'd just had a great day at work!
... gone off shopping as we had told them that we would return late evening. We took a side road , walked down the beach and entered the back veranda, stripped and dived into the sea . The freedom was exhilarating. The care-taker was back soon enough to serve tea as we relaxed on the extended arm–chairs.
I call myself the sweet –tooth traveler cause I love trying local sweets and desserts.I tried fresh local papaya juice on day two. ...
... to get it re-boxed, taped, wrapped, taped some more, addressed, taped some more. Then she had to fill in an extensive form about sender, receiver, contents, value, etc. Finally, stamps were bought from one woman, then the whole package was handed over to another. Around 5 people were involved in the whole process. The whole time, I was left being hassled by a very scruffy tramp.
Anecdote Number 2: Peanuts for peanutsAboard another disco bus, I had my ...
So my first nights sleep on the trip was quite an experience. A combination of intense heat, bugs and not having a fan near me made for an uncomfortable night. I've definitely learnt to try and secure the best bed in the dorm. The humidity here is absolutely crazy; never experienced anything like this before. After a lovely breakfast of microwavable noodles I met my driver Francis for the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet