Hotel Moon Beam
- Continental Breakfast
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We had a little trouble finding the Tamara Motel in Hikkiduwa (pronounced hee-cad-oo-wah, or no one will know where you mean). The hotel is at the end of a narrow alleyway between two shops off the traffic-clogged Galle Road, - with just a tiny blue sign nailed to a tree that points the way. Our apartment block is right down the end, near the railway line - and when I say 'near' I really mean it (I can tell you're getting jealous already). When I mention the railway, ...
Almost a week had gone by without much change. We turned into beach bums and we were enjoying every second of it. The sun was shining every day, the sea was just about the right temperature with big waves that my wife did not enjoy that much but i did love it. This was all fine but we had to break to cycle and do something with our time to set foot outside of Hikkaduwa. Well, we did go on the whale watching trip to Mirissa but we were sitting on our ...
... like being in heaven.
Immediately after checking in we went to the beach for a walk. Massive waves took our attention and the boats were looking so fragile and the people were enjoying the high tide with surfers who were riding the waves. It looked very surrealistic as couple of days ago, we were in a different world.
The first day we decided that Hikkaduwa would be our base camp and we would be enjoying getting a proper suntan. Finally the trip started to ...
... times during the day but evening is the main ceremony), there is an amazing spectacle when hundreds of pilgrims, dressed in white, bring huge trays of fruit as offerings. There is plenty of ritual with a red carpet being laid from one altar to another holy building, then removed, the ringing of a huge bell, and the altar ceremony visible from the forecourt. Drumming and a special Peacock dance is also performed. Pilgrims light coconuts, pray, and slam the coconut to the ground ...
Tomorrow I head back to Negombo for a day and a half to hopefully help Nuwan with his website and then I’m off to New Zealand to start my next chapter of my trip. Sri Lanka has been a really nice relaxing break from the type of travel I’ve been doing for the last six months. I’ve really enjoyed being here and could definitely see myself coming back to explore other areas I didn’t get to and re-visit some I ...