Tangalla Bay Hotel
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... away! Then a 4 1/2 hour public bus ride to Kandy, costing just 140 rupees or 70p to you and me!!! In Kandy we made the most of our resident visas by getting local admission prices, one of the bonuses of paying a greater visa extension fee! First we hit the botanical gardens, Kandy has the biggest botanical garden in the country and it was rather impressive. A lazy stroll around a beautiful park was just what was needed to set the relaxing tone of this ...
... decision was made that we should leave with enough time for an unmissable pit stop, a night in Galle, on the way back to Colombo. The views from the bus's open window were post-card perfect, the coastline is truly breathtaking, with pristine white sands and turquoise clear waters which we hadn't seen at Tangalla due to massive crashing waves. The fort area of town really surprised us, it's full of charm with an arty feel, interesting ...
08.30 flight from Colombo down to Hambantota took 30 minutes, it was longer to the resort than the flight. Typical Sri Lanka driving, the driver took us up the on slip road to take a short cut!
there are loads of reptiles around here, so far I have seen 3 Iguana's and a snake. Nice view of the lake with buffalo wallowing in the cool water, so was I in the pool. There are a couple more folks here for the cricket. It's lunch ...
... a little car sick as it was a one lane, winding, dirt road up in the mountains but with vehicles In both directions. We finally arrived at 2:30 for a total of 6 hrs when we thought it would take a maximum of three. The place is called Aigburth Villa but it turned out to be a Manor, which most likely belonged to the owners of the Estate (another tea ...
So after by bizarre round trip of buses, tuktuks and trains in the morning, the afternoon's travel was no better logistically but equally as impressive.I jumped off the bus on the main road and walked 20mins through the little back roads on nothingness towards the beach to find somewhere to stay. There were a few average looking places along the roads nearer the sea but I'd read about on further along the beach that was super cheap and a good secluded back ...