Asian Jewel Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hikkaduwa
... for: crazy driving especially by bus and tuk tuk drivers, haggling and being asked to buy stuff at the beach for 20 times a day, wildlife – loads of it everywhere including the hotel – especially insects (centipedes, millipedes, spiders, mantises, flies, mosquitoes, large bugs of all sorts and butterflies) and geckos
We will definitely come back to Sri Lanka as we love this country and we will be more active next ...
... in all the houses they cover it with asbestos which is a bit worrying. Most of the children go to school and all looked really smart so I don't think life in the slums is as bad as people think, plus pretty much every house has a big flat screen tv which took me by surprise! This being said we were taken on a route and only saw a small amount really so life in other parts could be worse. That evening we headed to the airport and got our flight to ...
I think Mirissa is the 'laid back' capital of the world. All people do here is eat, drink, swim, sun bake and that is before breakfast. You can't help but fall under the spell, as the locals just cruise through their day. I met up with a mid 30's kiwi couple that have lived in Oz for 12 years but have been traveling for 6 months. We had dinner here at the resort on the beach. The menu was either BBQ fish, salad and chips or the same with prawns. I opted for ...
... mad bus drivers, tuk tuks, cattle and even an elephant but the scenery was amazing. I had to stop a few times to stretch the back and pop some Voltarin but by this stage my **** was hurting nearly as much as my back.
I pulled over near a bridge by the coastal lagoons of Bentota for my last break. I was standing there stretching and this weirdo jumped out of the bushes and grabbed my arm. He was pointing at his eyes calling them the moon and the sun and then started pulling ...
... side. It quickly became apparent that this would be a long uncomfortable journey as there were no free seats and we would have to stand with our backpacks at hand standing shoulder to shoulder with what seemed to be half the population of Colombo. After an eternity waiting, we left the station and headed down the coast to Hikkaduwa. If you ever go to Sri Lanka.... Get the train when travelling between destinations! The fare is dirt cheap (150 lkr/ 75p to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking