Secret Garden Villa
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... for the luxury travel option of a tuk tuk to take me to my 'hostel'. I love tuk tuks actually. He hadn't heard of my hostel... And this was not a good sign. I had the phone number so we called and arranged our journey. It was dark and raining still and we headed down the wet city roads and then down a dark turn into the jungle. Im still smiling my brazen, I've-done-this-before-smile as we head down this blackened path away from the lights and guesthouses that ...
... had nice rooms, negotiating rates on a couple of rooms. Kim and I got a nice room with a balcony and they did Colin a deal for single occupancy, so we were all happy. Kim was even happier that there were a troop of monkeys living in the garden.
We hurriedly dumped our stuff and hit the beach. It wasn't exactly what I remember of Sri Lankan beaches - there were sun loungers everywhere! After the initial shock, it was actually a beautiful ...
... and there always seem to be almost too many staff standing around waiting to serve you
Certainlyyou pay a bit more than normal for a drink here but not overly so and it really is worth it to sit in such wonderful surroundings and imagine yourself back in the days of the Empire. To put it in context a large bottle of beer here costs 400SLR which is a shade under £2 or about $3USso it is not exactly going to break the bank."
Mike had been ...
... feature. However sadly, perhaps because they weren't paid enough, there are no longer any 'real' ones left. It seems that they now sit along the side of the road and wait for tourists to drive past, then run out across the rocks, hop onto their sticks. Wave a pole around. Then demand money. Well this is what happened to us. And the whole way along the coast, we saw groups of men doing exactly the same thing. We didn't ...
... school to sort through dirty men's pants! But I do get to sail around the world too! Marco the chief engineer put up a hammock on the stern platform, not quite as comfortable as you'd hope, and not helped by the fact that the dustbins are above your head! India is currently 4.5 hours in front of BST, apparently this unusual time difference was partly the British's fault, there used to be east and west indian times, but ...