Hotel Alta Vista
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... and have beers and dinner. We had devilled cuttlefish (calamari) which was really yummy and prawn fried rice cause we were still pretty full from lunch. Nice sitting on beach with the waves rolling in and then back to room. Bus ride was quite an adventure cost $5.30 for the two of us for a 6hr trip ... we had one stop two hours into journey but it was quite hairy coming down the winding mountain as one lane was blocked off with falling ...
... and went to collect our bags. A Sri Lankan team member was waiting for us in arrivals with a SLV sign. We got in a minibus and I suddenly found myself holiday onto anything I could as we weaved in and out of tuk tuks down dusty Sri Lankan streets. The country was beautiful so vibrant, both the surroundings and the locals. I spent the journey with my eyes glued to the window taking in everything I could. We dropped two of the other volunteers off at their ...
... along way, as well as being up hill and a few twists and turns, we also saw our first snake of the whole trip going across the path. Got to the homestay and wow it was fantastic, you are basically treated like one of the family but have your rooms etc, as there was three of us we were in the studio room, which felt very family like, shelves full of books and photos, and again really nice bedding. We went back outside to absorb more of the scenery, which included a waterfall in ...
... ingredients were so fresh and beautiful, and she was so kind and lovely during the whole process.
I felt so homesick for a kitchen- I would LOVE to cook these days, there is so much cool stuff available in Sri Lanka.
We overate the delicious food, then just headed to bed!
I think we're all losing steam, slowing down a bit, which is probably ok.
Plus it's coming to the end of Yewande and Angela's trips, so they're processing going ...
... for the chicken kotthu. They were both fantastic and came with two different curry sauces - one mild and one spicy. We would definitely come back here.
After eating, Kim had a quick look around the shops, whilst I booked us up a cooking lesson for 4 pm the next day. I decided that it was probably about time we had a drink, so we found a local's pub right at the end of town. Everyone was drinking Arrack or Lion strong, so as ...