Travel Blogs from Hikkaduwa
... I am taking over for him. I spent three hours painting. I could have gotten a lot more done, but the elderly kept coming up to me for hugs and very intense conversations in Sinhalese. It was a really great experience! The temperature is definately a lot warmer here since we are not in the hills, but spending a few hours swimming everyday should fix that. Having an amazing ...
... magnificent view of the sea. The hotel provided hot-water, A.C. Free Wi-fi was available in the lobby . Breakfast came with the package . Buses stop in front of the resort . Taxis and tuk-tuks were available. What more can you expect for$40 !!
The sea lured us into taking a dip every now and then . The beach was not crowded and the sand is as white as white can be. The trawlers brought in the fish every evening to the harbour which ...
... squirrels who nested rather bizarrely in the air conditioner.
Mr Batu had been given his model train set by a German from Leverkusen just over ten years ago when he retired from the national rail company as a train driver. He had a large collection of 40 engines and over 100 carriages, plus stations, a turn table and many extras. In a spare room, he and his son had built a replica of a stretch of track built by the British that he said was a ...
... are some of Georgina's favourites, and apparently I am just a parrot: stealing phrases from others, or impersonating, or using similar speaking styles.
As you can tell it was a lazy Sunday, very little to report. Georgina had a lie in whilst I drunk excessive amounts of coffee, and the day was spent reading in the shade and drinking lemonade. Life is hard isn't ...
... deciding to head home and, eventually, hit the sack. I had an early start for my flight the next day, and packing still to be done.
This holiday in Sri Lanka has been more brief than the travels I'm used to, but I must say I highly recommend the country to anybody. Obviously it's not every day you get to stay for free in a beautiful old colonial house, with a charming maid, Kanthi, there to wash your clothes and tidy up after you, and it's not every day that you ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking