Travel Blogs from Unawatuna
... had been planning to see about jet skiing but they weren't open, I'd enquired about surfing on Saturday but it was 2-3km away and all adds up by yourself. So I decided to leave my bag with a western mum and young son and have a morning swim, which was lovely and I wasn't harassed, a few people did look over but think they decided it wasn't worth it as I was fairly far out and actually swimming. Felt so relaxing just to have a chilled swim in the sea by myself, we then all meet ...
... project. The hatchery collects from the beach (or buys them from fisherman who have collected them) to increase their chances of survival - fewer than five in 1000 eggs in the wild will survive the adulthood. The eggs are incubated under mounds of sand for up to 60 days depending on breed, then transferred to tanks for the first two days of life. After this stage, the male turtles are released into the wild, and the females stay on i ...
... but I'm heartened to know that the staff at the hotel tell us it has been very hot even for them. In some parts of the island it has been the hottest day on record. I ask them how they keep cool and they say they take three showers a day! I always thought the locals adjusted and found the heat easy, apparently not.
We finish the day with arrack cocktails, which is a coconut spirit, Mark has two of them and it's a good job he is already ...
... wrecks around Galle, and their excavations. It was interesting and AIR CONDITIONED!
The museum itself was on the dull side, too many info boards and not enough stuff. The building was cool: a huge open plan space, with high ceilings. The roof tiles were visible and light sneaked in through the cracks. If the shutters had been open it would have been flooded with light, but as it was, it was dim, warm and slightly suffocating.
Escaping the warm fug of the museum, ...
We manage to get off the plane from KL to Colombo with no problems I can't tell you how good it is to only be travelling with carry on luggage. We managed to score a taxi to Hikkadawa for only $64 which considering it took almost 4 hours to drive here in my books is a great deal. We even managed to convince our driver to stop and get beers for the trip down. We get ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services