Tropic Inn Hotel
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Room were OK, regularly cleaned however DO NOT GO INTO THE DORM - IT;S DISGUSTING! MOULD CRAWLING OVER THE WALLS.
Seems to be family run who were friendly plus it;s near the beach which was good.
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After our rather long sleep on Sunday, we had to do lesson planning. This is normally done on Monday mornings, but due to us starting the Jungle weekend early, man that feels a while ago, we have our youth training seminar this Monday. The lesson planning went well it's always going to be hard when we don't know them at all, but good to even just get some ideas together and to have a plan. The seminar ...
... or whatever and just gone to the end of the line for a look round. Chances are it will not be a tourist area and you can get a far better idea of how local people live their daily lives.
Again, some people think I am crazy doing this on the principle that if I am off the tourist trail that somehow I am also off the radar of the police and "safety", or that I am going to end up in some sort of ghetto and run into trouble. ...
... is so much to tell.
Next morning I was in grand form and not at all sleepy or feeling a bit out of sorts as can happen after a long-haul. Off for a walk, I think. I had orientated myself from the map and was going to restrict myself to local exploration that day just to get a feel for the place.
Almost immediately I noticed that so many of the road names are obviously from the British colonial time and here is just one example. I ...
... confirms it's probobally a BC, it can be left until we get back, but if we like he can remove it and do a biopsy. No thank you we will wait. At least we know it's nothing to worry about. Our second supper in Sri Lanka, is nice but exactly the same as the first. Curry and Rice. Either fish or chicken in a dark brown sauce, a potato dish in a light coconut sauce, an aubergine dish, and a Dahl looking dish and pappadoms. This could get boring. Tomorrow we are off to Kalpitiya ...
... home, lots of grabbing and yelling to get the bargains...anyhow both Patricia and myself grabbed a few each...these only costing us just over a dollar each.....thinking back I think they may have been "hot"... As he disappeared soon after.
Easy place to get lost, many side streets, alleyways, so we just wandered around taking in all the busyness of the place...we weren't game enough to sample any food here...
Again we had to negotiate a Tuk ...