Travel Blogs from Unawatuna
Day 1 - Unawatuna Beach
After 24 hours of travelling and lots of sleep, we woke up at 9am Sri Lanka time which is around 2:30am in England. The sun was shining, it was around 30c and we could see the beautiful beach just outside our cabana.
We received a phonecall from Chandima (Nicks dads wife) saying her and Daisy (Nicks little …
After 4 days in beautiful Kandy, Viktor and i decided to move down to the coast. We took the 6 hour train journey from Kandy to Hikkaduwa and luckily got a seat. The views were amazing as we travelled through the hills and clouds at sunrise and then along the coast as we got nearer to Hikkaduwa. Hikkaduwa was very quiet as tourist season starts in …
... and reasonable prices. Only fake starbucks Starpipel should be avoided as they don't have anything on the menu that they publish.
Flower Garden itself did for 890 rupees (£4.45) a 3 course dinner. Soup or huge salads, pastas/pizzas/curries/rice dishes/seafood for main, desserts of cakes or pastries or mango icecream. Not to mention the 800 rupee massages- not a part of dinner, but available at the spa above the restaurant, we found the place really good value.
... as promised by Lonely Planet but didn't believe). My problem is I was facing backwards on the train and the sellers were walking forwards so was never able to catch them time. However at one of the stations there was a seller and through the window I was able to get some corn and chili fritters and sure enough in an envelope made out of old homework paper. My original plan was to then take the bus from Galle to Unuwatuna, but when I got offered a ride in ...
... out Galle Fort museum
-Roamed the streets looking at interesting old houses
-Strolled along the fort wall
-Spotted a monitor lizard which walked down the vertical fort beach wall
-Saw a tiny weenie hermit crab walk sideways across our path
-Headed back and went for a swim at Unawatuna
-Sunbathed on the beach
-Had a beer whilst relaxing on a banana lounge in the sun
-Had a free buffet dinner provided by the hotel in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services