Centauria Tourist Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... Lanka so far took place, I was approached by a ca 60 year old, smart, but traditionally dressed local (he was wearing a white shirt and sarong): "
"Good evening, are you from England?"
"Great, I was just speaking to these French people in there, and they were hopeless - spoke no English at all. I don't understand how they still manage to do this. I studied engineering in London in the 70s at Royal Holloway you see, and I like to speak to English people, ...
... the animals in relative peace and quiet. Isuru told us that he’s completely booked out for the July/August period (European school holidays) even though it’s much hotter then and the park will be obviously much busier. During our safaris we only saw other trucks on the entry to park, other than that we were all alone.
I was also a little afraid that we’d be really hot at night, as I knew that there was no electricity in the camp. It was ...
... conveyor belt. The organisation advertise that they allow no more than 60 people on the beach on any night, but there were at least that many people there handing over their 1000 rupees for the chance to sit on the beach with the centre's guides, and hope that their visit coincides with a turtle that has some eggs to lay.
Nesting season for sea turtles starts in April, so being right at the beginning of the season I was prepared ...
Breakfast of plate of fruit, best,omelet we've had to dat and toast and jam tea/coffee then backpacked down to bus stop to wait for bus to Mirissa. It arrived around 7.15am and was packed to the max! Col managed to get up the stairs at the back of bus but I was actually on the stairs with 'bus conductor' (BC) on the lower one (any further and he wouldn't be on the bus,lol) bit scary to start with and then we went to go around the first ...
... and also met another couple who were staying there. They were Sri Lankan/Oz who spoke fluent English, both really lovely with the woman teaching English at an International School in Colombo and the guy now runs a surf camp near Galle. Dinner is served outside with everyone eating together, which was just the 5 of us but it was brilliant, rice, sweet potato curry, salad, mango chutney, mushrooms, beet root and best of all for me pork curry. Finished off with coconut cake. It ...