Travel Blogs from Matara
... also the water was cooler than most other places. We spent our only full day lounging around on the beach, keeping cool in the water. After our successful train ride in the hill country we were optimistic and excited about getting the coastal train line to Colombo. We were told the train was leaving at 10.30am so we arrived at 9.30 to be sure, unfortunately for us we were told ...
... the premises and the connection is good although you are
restricted to 1 Gb usage, not that I ever used that much.
There is 24 hour security and a safe at reception for valuables although there are no individual room safes.
Apologies for my ugly features in the bathroom image as it was the only way I could get the shot!
Altogether, I was very well-pleased with my choice and I would certainly recommend it." That was my tip and I hope ...
... bar where locals get wasted on their own arrack. Last week one tried to drive home and crashed into the main electric pole knocking out the power in the whole village for 24 hours. Bet he was popular with his wife when he finally got home.
Rest of the evening is spent chilling out and eating local fish in the restaurant. We play some music, watch the waves and head to bed! Early start tomorrow for the 9.20am train back to Colombo and the dentist.
... in one, the complete opposite to what I had imagined but after having travelled straight for 30 hours from Northern Thailand the world could have ended and I wouldn’t have even blinked an eyelid. After a week or so I am actually quite glad there is nothing here and that it is in such initial stages of development as it means I get to learn a wider variety of skills. These include milking a cow, looking after a herd of goats, cultivating crops and managing the ...
... Nilaveli, via Trincomalee was an open stretch of white sand fringed with palm trees with no one there. Our first hotel was not up to expectations despite a clean room, beach location, little puppies and a lovely lady, the hotel was a bit pants. So we left.
Nilaveli- Friday 31st May
We moved to White Sands, a short walk along the beach, after retrieving our kindly washed laundry from a barbed wire fence. We joined 2 other couples for a half day ...
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Other places to stay in Matara
Talalla South, Matara | Hotelfrom $81