Secret Garden Villa
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... We noted that there were no other guests in the other rooms, so I haggled the owner's 4000/night asking price (about $29 USD) down to 3000 (about $22 USD) (side note: I love to haggle. It is a blood sport I engage in with gusto. However, since we've not bought anything on this trip, I have been sadly starved of this hobby until this moment).
After we settled in to our guesthouse, we explored the small village. We're about a 5-minute walk to the beach, ...
... visited the temples, climbed the steps, tried to decipher the signs in the museums,had a fish nibble pedicure, and finally runs out of juice for anything but relaxing. Goa is the place to do that. The beaches are long and clean, the sea water warm and gentle and the jungly fringe along the beach has many lovely old Portuguese mansions converted into guest houses. We may not move from this spot for our whole time in ...
... be paid otherwise we could have just walked off without paying all the time. Funny way to run a business but they place was constantly packed with people eating so we chose well.
Una is itself a tourist attraction mainly because of its beach. We arrive on a saturday so it is packed with locals, itself a funny sight to watch, as they are really having the time of their lives. Everyone is fully dressed, including women wearing the burka, but they don't let this get ...
... was pretty reasonable. It took 2.5 hrs to get to Hikkaduwa mostly along an expressway once we had got through Colombo. What a surprise!! The road was like the F6 till we got off to drive on to Hikkaduwa, even the small beach side road was great, not like India at all. No rubbish/plastic to be seen anywhere. We stayed on the very beach front for the first 3 nights in one of the hundreds of beachfront resorts. It was lovely to eat breakfast ...
... to Unawatuna Beach on the south coast, an older gentleman named Sunil, befriended us. When Elenka asked him for the best way to get from Galle, where the train stopped, to Unawatuna, he made a call. When we got off the train we had a free ride to Unawatuna with Sunil and his friend as we went in search of a place to stay for the night. On the way to Unawatuna, Sunil asked us about Toronto's Mayor Rob Ford and his appetite ...