Hunas Falls by Amaya
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... It just slipped into a thicket of vegetation near the hotel car park, leaving no sign that it was even around. That was pretty disconcerting, to think that those things could be all around us and we wouldn't know. The food at the hotels is expensive. So, we found a local small restaurant ( where the drivers eat) and had some delicious rice n curry meals. Rice n curry consists of as much rice as u want of :- rice,dahl, 2 different vegetables cooked with different spices, ...
We asked our driver to take us to Victoria park first thing after breakfast. We arrived at 7:15 and started our walk around little ponds, a nice stream. which turned out to be, believe it or not, sewage! Even the pond had empty water bottles and plastic bags bobbing about. Not what you expect to see in a garden. Lonely planet guide boasted the amazing flowers and bird species to be seen here. We did not ...
... and a full family table was set. The other travellers were a young Swedish couple and a Welsh lass. Both had just started they're trips and doing into reverse order to what we did. It was great to give tips and recommendations and generally just have conversations with people that could understand english well enough to converse. The friendly dinner ended early from their jetlag kicking in and we retired for what would be our 2nd last day in Sri ...
... Tried to maneuvre our way down but ended up having to hail a tuk tuk halfway. It's almost dark and going to rain. Tuk tuk up and we're instructing the driver how to go to the house. The night was cool. Love it. Sat on a balcony listening to the quietness and the darkness of the night. Bats flew pass and a solitary firefly doodle around. Twinkle twinkle little stars. Good ...
... to burn off the huge lunch we enjoyed. We asked our driver if he fancied a walk around it, but he looked slightly alarmed and perplexed at the thought of walking anywhere that far for pleasure and declined. The lake was an hour's walk and was flat and easy enough for the kids to manage. We had a nice (if slightly noisy walk from the traffic) walk, which was punctuated by the ever- present cloudbursts.
We met up again with Nazar, who had got wind of a cultural ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting