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... park and strolled around, grabbed some lunch, a few coffees (we are developing a trend of stopping at every place that serves coffee that we come across :D )
That's one thing about Colombo I'm really surprised about- it's SO CLEAN.
No trash on the streets, clean parks.
The museum was nice but HOT- no A/C, little air circulation.
We lasted as long as we could then headed to a fancy cafe for cool drinks ...
Departed once again after breakfast and anticipate a long ride to go further south west from Bundala. A little extra information for Irene and Guy, my In laws, who continue to learn about different cultures, history, geography even at 83 years of age. They follow us with a world map and read up on all the destinations we visit. Mirissa is the town in which many boats head out for whale watching and lucky for us it's the time to observe these gentle ...
Next day was a Sunday, so probably not the smartest day to go to the zoo! As a general principle I do not like zoos. I have had a couple of unpleasant visits to Asian zoos where concepts of animal husbandry seem much different to ours albeit that I am not particularly convinced about many European establishments. Again I have written an extensive piece on VT and here it is. I still don't like zoos!
"I should preface this tip by saying that I love Asia ...
... it is not quite "Big Brother is watching you" but he certainly has the ability to listen to you if he wants.
I should also mention that calls and texts here really are cheap. I loaded the card with 1,000SLR which as we now know is about £5 sterling. I have made a few calls and sent a few texts and the last time I looked I still have over 990SLR left so I have effectively used five pence so far. I suspect my card will not need to ...
... at the back of the bar. Una is such a lovely beach town. Very mellow and relaxed, beautiful beaches and a bit of surf at some of them. There's a mixture of people, some tourists, some travellers and quite a few ex pats that seem to have moved here, spending some time here it's easy to understand why! Galle, which is the main town, about 4 miles down the road is nice. It has a fort and a lighthouse and inside the fort looks a bit like an Italian town. We decided to ...
Other places to stay in Matara
Talalla South, Matara | Hotelfrom $81