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- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- High-speed internet in room
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... so we decided to walk a while by the beach to the town beach, which was a lot better... and on the way we found some big turtles which were feeded by people in the next hotel. Nice experience to see so big turtles and even touching them!
Another interesting thing of Hikkaduwa is that has a lot of tourists from Russian speaking countries, so many ads and so were ...
... some people on stilts, two elephants draped with beautiful silks and children dancing to the drumming. The festival was to appease the Gods to bring a good cinnamon harvest this year. A little further down the road was a small temple on a tiny island (they say this temple is sacred as it survive the tsunami, despite its location), victims of theft get the boat out to this temple where they are given a special potion of oil and chilli, once the correct mantras have ...
We were very kindly greeted by the owners of Villa Atulya, a man and his son. We were given the choice of two beautiful rooms on the ground floor. We spent the day relaxing by the gorgeous pool sipping on a coconut that the chef cut for us, had a sleep in the kingsize bed and enjoyed the best shower in a bathroom that was three times the size of our one at home! Later that evening we headed to Mirissa Beach ...
... to see them again. After a couple of beers with Offie, we went back to the shop to pick up my bag, and the German couple showed up. I stayed in the shop with the girl helping her to decide what to buy, while Paul and the guy stood outside chatting. I was convinced to get ANOTHER pair of Ali Babas, this time tailor made, and the owner of the shop customised a silk top for me to say thanks for bringing in more customers. Paul later told me that we had been in that shop for an hour... ...
... say I've had the most amazing experience of my life. I can't wait to do more volunteer work in the future, travel new places and meet new people. These past 6 weeks and 4 days have been the most amazing days of my life! I'm looking forward to these next few days where we can travel the country a bit and get a feel of what it's like to be a tourist in Sri Lanka. Tomorrow we travel East towards Tissa, visiting the Yala National Park. And then in Friday we head up to ...