Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa
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... this. and crossed the first alley way to the main road. I am not sure if it was much better because now I was trying to not get run over by busses, tuk tuks, motorcyclists, and cars. There is not really a sidewalk. Then I over shot the hotel a bit, and realized that there was no more white people, and I was surrounded by local shops, food, and people.. so I turned around and ran back hoping I wasn't lost. I figured it out eventually! ...
... Special Needs!
Vic is a home for 'differently able men and women' although we only volunteer at the womens side - for our own safety and comfort really.
Vic is a great project, but varies just as greatly.
On wards 1,2,3,5,6, and 7, each patient has their own bed, with a shelf full of their own possesions. It is so personal and homely in comparison to all other homes that the atmosphere was just so nice.. Some even have hobbies like knitting and ...
... 300 rupees for a guided tour which is about £1 so that was a bargain, but then I was somehow persuaded into buying a turtle necklace for 1500 rupees which I know I will never wear. It should do nicely as a present for the family, plus it's for a good cause.
I have now had my first taste of spice in Sri Lanka. Francis stopped at this small place and ordered some sort of pastry ...
... the real value of the shop came from their masalas - readymade spice mixes. In the search for authenticity in cooking Sri Lankan food upon my return home, experience from travelling in South-East Asia tells me that no amount of research on the internet or consultation of cookery books will ever be able to truly replicate the delicious flavours I've come across abroad. However, the shop I visited is the place that provides Amangalla with spices (they seemed to know Brontė's ...
... to the toilet! We travelled for about an hour before we saw what we had all been waiting for - a glimpse of the blue whale. We were lucky enough to see 4 together, before 3 peeled off and we were left tracking the 4th for an hour or so. We got pretty close, which was incredible. Their size was just incomprehensible. Despite feeling decidedly unwell, the day was absolutely fantastic, a once in a lifetime experience. 30th - our last full day in Galle was ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsChaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa
A great place. Must stay place according to me. But for the not so readily avaialble english speaking staff, a great place.
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