- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... digit addition and subtraction. They do not really progress from the level that they are at. For the last two hours we do art, which they really enjoy. Then we make the 15 minute walk back to the house in the sweltering heat and have lunch. Our lunch break is one hour, so we have rice and curry, and lay down for half hour. Then it's off to afternoon project.. Boys orphanage. Me and two other guys need to ride a bus for 45 min to get to this project. We ...
... in the middle, delicious!
The next morning we got up early to head off for our elephant safari. From an open jeep we got to experience the sight of plenty of elephants just meters away from the vehicle and some of them even had babies with them. On our way back from the safari we were introduced to a local fruit stand where we got to try fresh mango (probably one of the best things ever), soursop and lychee. We then continued our journey to Unawatuna that is located ...
... and this was by design rather than accident. I have written in previous blogs that I deliberately do not over-research places before I go as I do not want to prejudice them and much prefer just to get feel for the place when I arrive. Obviously, I will try to learn cultural, social or religious requirements as I do not want to give offence but other than that I just find out as I go along. I knew the place was formerly a British colony called Ceylon and is ...
Had to head into town to post our clothes to London as we now have a whole new atire! Then back to the hostel and went to the beach with Dom. At the beach for about 4 hours and ate the hottest green curry yet! Wasn't a Thai curry so not that good. Went home for a bit then back to the ...
... style of buildings. These are better maintained than those in Mumbai. There was a lot of roadwork, building repairs and painting going on for the Commonwealth Heads of Govt meeting in November.
Driving through the streets, was similar to Mumbai, in that, you hear the constant sounds of horn blowing, no road rules or signs that we could see being followed, and chaos with the thousands of Tuk Tuks darting in and out of traffic through spaces that I wouldn't ...