Centauria Tourist Hotel
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- Swimming pool
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We are off again, day 3 and everyone is a little tired but in good spirits. We breakfast at 7am then on the bikes around 7.45am. We leave the bustling village and follow the coast road as it wends (thank you Mark E) it's way south through Welligama before turning inland.....and starts climbing. The coast road is a long winding stretch of bitumen …
... book of Asia for. Oh and Liza has just shown me a great picture we took of a Serpent Eagle, a bird that lives on snakes. And yes I know I wrongly capitalise bird names. Sue me. Oh and add Kingfishers and Indian Rollers to the list. And Bee-Eaters of every colour.
After the safari came the hot water arguments and the journey back up to Negombo the next day. More problems. Liza booked a hotel that turned out to be a building site. We ...
08.30 flight from Colombo down to Hambantota took 30 minutes, it was longer to the resort than the flight. Typical Sri Lanka driving, the driver took us up the on slip road to take a short cut!
there are loads of reptiles around here, so far I have seen 3 Iguana's and a snake. Nice view of the lake with buffalo wallowing in the cool water, so was I in the pool. There are a couple more folks here for the cricket. It's lunch ...
... generally toward the water. Some in the party found this behaviour disconcerting. We ended up at a restaurant that catered more for back packers. they had a BBQ seafood special, table on the beach, literally, with a bunch of candles in sand filled cut down drink bottles as lights. The meals were substantial, but not that nice. We left most of it, not our form, before the return walk back down the beach. Planned an early swim at the rock pool in the morning prior to ...
... the man a gift such as land, car, house etc... I'm glad we don't have to do that as Steve wouldn't get much :)! He built his house and resort himself and was building it up gradually. It was really well done and fitted in with the jungle setting.
On arrival we were given a drink followed by an amazing curry with all the trimmings. We also had a beer which was a treat as there isn't much alcohol served in Sri Lanka. He told us about the ...