Sunils Beach Hotel
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... exploring for somewhere to stay whilst Nai waited and minded the bags, also reading more into India. We initially tried next door to the coffee shop, but the owner was very overbearing, begging us to stay and telling us we could pay whatever we wanted, after initially attempting to charge us 4,000 for a rubbish room. We continued walking along the road for a while, and the cut through a hotel onto the beach. We eventually found a venue, a triple room for ...
... intro questions, the father candidly asked me about my religion. Yes, I told him I was indeed catholic (he doesn't need to know about my church going habits!) and he began to speak to me about god, faith and creation. Not my favorite topic but it was enlightening to talk to such a passionate man about something that does not exactly fall in alignment with the path that I am following these days.
Once at our destination, myself and the ogres managed to get ourselves on ...
... br> To our surprise the ‘Boss’ turns up and apologises for making us wait and then shows us to a different room. The room was changed because he wanted us to have the King bed and not the two singles pushed together, the occupant of the other room was a single. Relief.
It turned out to be a really nice place to stay and was good value for money.
What we did
It wasn’t the best season for it but we thought we couldn’t ...
... SF50 at least, snorkelling gear if you own one
Eat: try Sri Lankan curry and try to eat as many sea food dishes as possible (they are very tasty). If you try western food it will taste good but it will turn out to be everything but what you ordered or something very remotely similar. Try as many different types fruit as possible, especially karambola, mangosteen, rambutan, pink banana and yellow coconut.
... after dusk the older girls classes had a lantern parade. The streets were lit with piles of incense that exploded at random. The girls were in white, carrying lanterns and chanting. The route took them from school to the temple beside our temporary home where they underwent a religious ceremony then back to the school where the evening was finished off with a firework show (which had just recently become legal), our last day in Galle was spent walking outside the fort, watching ...