- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... door and air con and were served breakfast on our balcony overlooking the sea. On the first night we ate a huge Parrot Fish - so called because of it's parrot like colourings and the fact that it has a beak! It was quite a tough fish and rather chewy. The second night we had a Butter Fish and a Red Snapper, both were beautiful and we went to bed suitably stuffed. A good ...
... We walked the city walls and through the streets of the old town, had a decent pizza for lunch and made our way through the streets and markets of the new town.
The best part of the day, me being warned about Marco by a local. We walked up behind us and then along next to us for all of 20seconds but apparently this was enough time to deuce that Marco is an evil man and one not to be trusted. Very bewildering.
Today we set off on our final day of door to door cyling and it was door to bus. We had to cover extra km today to reach the coast and there were some serious road works around the construction of a new freeway and building for the CHOGM conference in months time, so all the bikes were loaded on the bus for the first time. Before this we again left the safety of the electric fence to ride ...
From one picture-postcard beach to another, just with slightly smaller waves. Our decision to move to Mirissa after 3 days at Tangalle was as much for a change of scenery as anything else, and only involved a couple of hours in a bus along the south coast. Upon arriving we found a scene not dissimilar to the one we'd encountered at Palolem in Goa: a perfect bay was fringed by a palm-shadowed beach; small establishments offered up (admittedly sturdier and more permanent) beach ...
... In the end, I called the broker, complained about being overcharged, and actually got a refund! Amazing.
After the safari, I jumped on the bus to Tangalla, where I've spent the last 24 hours totally chilling out. Ok, I've walked the beach as far as you can see in both directions. There are few tourists here, the beach is clean, the water is clean, and I lucked into a great family-run place for 1000 LKR/night (about ...