The Nature Tangalle
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... offering a variety of accommodation options for travellers. After consideration, we opted to go to Medakeitya Beach, and headed to Blue Horizon Guesthouse where we managed to bag ourselves a room with a 'four poster bed' (read: frame for mosquito net) and balcony complete with a sea view for Rs 1200 a night. On signing in, Dave discovered that we'd negotiated a much lower price than any of the other residents; either our time in India has honed our powers of negotiation, ...
... allowed on the beach. We say goodbye to a little piece of paradise and hop back onto the bike to our guesthouse. On second sight our beach is an impressive sight. The beach stretch on for miles and the sands are clean but with its exposed position to the giant waves and lined with guesthouses, its not quite the paradise beach feeling that we like. We have a quick pit stop before we decide to head down to Rekawa beach to spot turtles. It's still daylight and too early for the ...
... by actually providing the breakfast they said they would, by charging a fair price, and by providing the guide they said would be there. If you're going to get me up at 5:00 AM, let's not waste the first 30 minutes having coffee at the local bistro. And don't lie about the park fees. Ok, the experience itself was rewarding, because I got to see a leopard stalking some deer, and the three Swiss girls I was with were quite nice ...
Tangalla beach was stunning although another reminder of the force and devastationthat the tsunami had left behind. Until this day whilst we had sat at homewatching it all on the news whilst tucking into Boxing day roast dinner thinking how awful it must have been for them,although at no point did either of us really think about what it had done to so many lives and I can honestly saw we were both very amazed and saddened by the many many ...
... it feels disrespectful, images though will stay with me always. I make it up to the main road and get a bus to Tangalle but only after nearly causing several crashes… honestly! The tuktuk drivers blow their horn at you and pull in suddenly to get a ‘fare’ shouting ‘Where are you going?’ causing drivers behind to swerve and dodge out their way.
One of the main festivals is taking place at the minute which started on 'poya' day which ...
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