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, ...
... 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 ...
... or sold on are buried in sand and marked and dated. There were some injured older turtles being rehabilitated and one who'd lost a fin which will never go back to sea. It was an eye opener to see but horrible to think this measures have to be taken to stop the black market in turtle eggs. We arrived mid-afternoon in Galle - we are staying within the walls of the fort. In ...
... particularly in spices which were a hugely
precious commodity in those days. In 1637, King Rajasingha II, King of
Kandy, had already asked the V.O.C. to help him oust the occupying
Portuguese from the country and an Admiral named Adam Westerwold was
dipatched. He was subsequently joined by Coster and his force and they
succeeded in first capturing the Fort at Batticaloa. In 1638 the Dutch
and the King made another agreement and proceeded to do ...
... 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 ...