Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel
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Today has been one of those days, regardless of my current position, where everything in my life seems to collide and I cannot seem to find a way to identify a clear path.
I am currently in Unawatuna, Sri Lanka, the second stop of my month abroad.
You could say over the past 25 months, my life has been eventful.
I have worked in the USA, studied in Canada, and travelled through 29 countries over 4 continents. Very fortunate, but with luck ...
... was, of course it had the obligatory KFCs, Mac Donalds and Pizza Hut! Lots of trains too. We traveled to Unawatoona, a three hour journey which I questioned doing after a 10 hour flight! In the car we saw lots of plantations and water buffalo and we traveled on an express way which was empty and very straight, a complete contrast to the M25. The driving, as ever in these countries is erratic and scary, generally I find its better to close ...
... the hoards of tourist. For dinner we treat ourselves to a local Italian at Dream House. The courtyard is lit up with candle light and the gardens are very pretty. We order seafood risotto and spaghetti. It's nice to have some western food but its pricey by Sri Lankan standards. The ambiance makes up for the extra expenses. It's our last few nights in the country and we decide to loosen the budget strings a little. Our biggest expense was going to be a trip ...
... abviously been said only in my imagination. The real ones were something like: "ok, sir, it's fixed now, there will be somebody coming for the night in a moment. Again in my head the end of that sentence was: "so you don't break anything else and you have somebody to shout: I'm done! from the toilet" to. Honestly why do i have these ideas in my head I wonder sometimes… Anyway, the night shift guy came eventually driving his TUK TUK and was much younger than the ...
Bit behind. Arrived here Wed. Said goodbye to Mali, he has been good but needs to get his English better. Hotel is set back into the hill seemed OK but is is not as good as anywhere else we have stayed. Beach full of toasting French etc, managed to find alternative called Jungle Beach much more us with clean water and fish to see. Excellent veggie restaurant where we ate every night. Run by Phillip, once from Newport, and his Sri Lankan ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking