Unawatuna Beach Bungalow Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Meal plan
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Obviously, I've fallen quite behind on my blogging. Sorry about that for those of you who have had the patience to continue reading. I'm now home in Eugene, Oregon and playing "catch-up" on life and blogging after a very busy few months with research and aiding relief and recovery efforts in Nepal (more on this in later blogs).
So my last post, as some of you noted, was pretty intense. I got some really positive responses to it, which was ...
... bay has been eroded and large rocks were placed in front of some restaurants and hotels to stop it happening further. From what we were told the tsunami in 2004 has changed the currents and some rock walls were built to protect the temple peninsula, combined with people having built too close to the sand making it seem worse. Unfortunately what was regarded as (or one of) Sri Lanka’s best beaches is no longer. Half the bay's beach is ...
... busy money counting and obviously complaining to the men. She did however give me a smile later on. They were all so very friendly and soon a huge plate of mixed roti was placed in front of us with small cut out pieces of newspaper for our plates, some rather strange looking dipping sauce in greaseproof paper lining a bowl, followed by a glass of very sweet tea which emerged from an even tinier back room. The men were all watching us and smiling and Chris suddenly pointed out that ...
... tranquility. After a quick change we headed down to the beach, although it is off season for the west coast it was still a lot busier than Nilavelli was and by the amount of sun beds, cafés and a places offering water sports you can tell it's a lot more of a tourist area. The beach was still nice enough in my opinion though, most of the cafés also offere free wifi. We had a quick snack lunch before some of us headed into the sea, lots more waves here so spent quite ...
Following my mental map, I navigated through a lively market area (they always seem to be close by the transport hubs) and came to Upper Dickson Road which is where I was aiming for. Glad to see the old inbuilt compass has not quite deserted me yet. As the name suggests it is up a bit of a hill which did involve a bit of a slog with the kitbag. Eventually I came to where I was looking for and, as the image suggests, it looked a bit, shall we say, off the ...