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Travel Blogs from Unawatuna
Unawatuna was really nice. It was great to have a bit of time to relax after all the sight-seeing, walking and safari-ing. The beach was clean, if a bit narrow and over built up.
Spent a 2days enjoying the chilled atmosphere: reading, sunbathing, swimming and drinking cocktails. Well, I say swimming, mostly just being attacked by massive …
... work, it was a dream I accomplished.
Full of ups and downs, the happiest moments of my life and some of the most stressful and volatile have been whilst abroad. I have written in the past that travelling is not a holiday, it involves a lot of work. And that's the pickle I find myself in now.
The hardest thing about leaving home this time around, was that after returning from my 15 months abroad, I had finally found my groove in my home ...
... hot spot.
We eat at our hotel, outside after much dithering and I have paella and Mark a vegetable biryani. That's after I start getting worried that the mosquitoes are out to get me, you see my blood is far sweeter tasting than Mark's. I can report, so far, so good. The food was tasty and we had to try the obligatory local beer, lion larger, as it was written on the menu. After feeling full of scrumptious food we decide to sit in ...
... of its life. We can only imagine it now but its a nice place to relax and watch the sun set. We try curd and honey for the first time and are surprised that we quite enjoy the sour, creamy and sweet dish. After a few soft drinks we decide to stay for dinner and as its our last night I treat myself to jumbo prawns with yellow rice and chips. Two prawns the length of my dinner plate are sliced in half and almost look like a small lobster. The meat is sweet and ...
... while. The golden rule here is: **** with it, but not **** it up! THAT'S ALL!!!!! What's so difficult about that?
Usually I would be mad because where do you go from there for the rest of your day? In that case though, the answer was: on a beautiful beach, you sad sicko! So day wasn't all wasted, as it seemed. I picked my spot near the water but still hidden in a shadow provided by tree branches so if I feel overfried (like my breakfast!) I have an escape plan. So ...
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