Avani Bentota Resort & Spa
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... fish where commercial fishing does not occur.
That hour's drive from Colombo to this small southwest town of Bentota would not go waste, if you are truly a fan of water sports. Diving in this area is a rich experience as the Bentota river flows into the Indian Ocean.
A diver's essential joy is to spot marine creatures such as corals and fish. So to say, Bentota beach is truly a heaven of such experiences. If you have plans for engaging in a number of ...
... since writing this blog, I have started constantly talking to myself (not out loud) all day long. Like a running commentary on the most mundane events that occur in my life second by second. It is getting so annoying! So, I think it is time to go and meet people my own age. I seem to attract middle aged to elderly couples for sparking up chats over coffee, beer or dinner. Sometimes I feel ...
... 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 ...
... man with a big kitbag. I had previously worked out that my digs were very easily walkable from the station and had a mental map of exactly where to go. I did notice that almost none of the tuk-tuks were metered and so were absolutely set up to rip off the unwary traveller. A few examples here might serve to indicate the kind of "conversations" I have with these guys when I get fed up of them.
"Tuk-tuk". "Well, spotted ...
... finished, I thought I should tip him, and gave him 5 dollars, but he shoved it back saying he wanted $10. I said no, he got angry. Then the other guy said he wanted 10 dollars as well. I was furious. I was only paying $10 for my room, this was a joke. A huge argument entailed and I stormed out.
Karu said he would take me for an “English tea break to calm down”. A cinnamon cake and a black tea did the trick, but he seemed not to ...