Hotel Moon Beam
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Don't come here alone if:-
a) you are a single white female, especially if taller than 5ft and blonde - the constant attention will drive you nuts;
b) you are a single white male, unless you want a rentboy - it'll drive you nuts too.
It's insufferably romantic so bring spouse, best beau/belle. Failing that bring the cleaner or the …
Only been asked for money once in the last 3 days. I like the beach a lot. Last night I had dinner in a tree house in the pouring rain. Fantastic! Then retired to my beachfront hotel (£8.33 b&b with clean sheets and towels everyday) for a ringside seat watching the most amazing electical storm. Lightning flashes about every 30 seconds …
Stopped in Galle to see the fort and lighthouse on the way. Bade farewell to Reggie and booked into the Moon Beam. At least I'm not the only tourist here, nor the only European. It's 10 days since I've had a non broken English conversation!
Got a really nice room and the hotel's right on the beach with a happy hour for the sunset. I think I'll stay till its time to leave for Thailand.
... and sought out the platform. Even an hour early the train was on the platform so we clambered aboard and were lucky to find the last 2 seats.
As the departure time got closer the train got fuller and fuller and fuller until everyone was indecently close to eachother. Despite the sardine like packing of people the local food sellers still managed to navigate through the train selling everything from sweet cakes to chilli prawns. We set off ...
... than in Melbourne (Though I have to say it's really good soymilk, similar in taste to my fav Soy Milky brand) but it's the only reliable place to find it.
-Sometimes in places like Colombo and also Kandy, especially in the city centre and tourist hot spots like famous temples, ruins, natural wonders etc, which let's face it are impossible to avoid if you wanna see anything cultural or exciting on holiday, you will be constantly harrassed by ...
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