Elephant Corridor Hotel
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Done for checking in, we dropped our stuff then went downstairs. We rent 2 Scooters, 1 for me and Joy, another one for El. We haven’t got our breakfast since this morning, so we really need to find food for our brunch. The food in Unawatuna is expensive, that is the fact. We tried to find cheap food, was not easy. We saw one place not far from Unawatuna beach, the price was okay ...
... I realised that not only were there elephants on the beach but also some kind of mobile disco blaring out nineties techno in broad daylight. As darkness crept in, a party atmosphere sprung itself upon us out of nowhere, and before we knew it we were sweatily dancing by the side of the road to Ricky Martin and Toploader, alongside a load of topless youth delegates who will probably run their respective countries one day. The experience, like so many I've had ...
... was I from.......it can get a bit annoying, especially as they can literally be right in your face, particularly in shops. They don't really seem to understand the concept of space and that I'm just looking around the town. By the time the bus had left for Sigirya it was raining, but luckily it dropped me right outside the Nilmeni guest house where I was staying. It was still relatively early so I did some catching up using the wifi, before heading out to the ...
... on a few occasions when addressing Sri Lankan people. Within Colombo and when working I have been greeting people with the Sinhala "Ayubowan" (accompanied by facing the palms of your hands together and bowing), and by and large it's a pretty safe bet to address people this way. Travel to other parts of Sri Lanka, particularly further north, and "Ayubowan" can be a significant faux-pas, as it carries within it the implicit assumption of Singhalese predominance in ...
... afar, on the way up, and from
on top. They just have to do something about that heat! It was already
painfully sweaty within the first hour or so after dawn. The approach to the
fortress is through the Royal Gardens, a large area to the west of the rock
with moats and ruins. It’s then up through a boulder “garden”, up many stone
steps, to a spiral staircase enclosed in wire along the cliff face that can be
climbed to view the ...