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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Arrived in Sri Lanka into 30 degrees C, since the last time I was here there has been an extensive road building programme and instead of an hour and half white knuckle ride into Colombo from the airport 30km north of the city, there is now an expressway which gets you to the outskirts of the city in 20 minutes. The toll charge is 300$SL (1.50): made our way to the hotel, on the beach front but over the tracks that run from Colombo to Galle in the south. This was the ...
... of a room in the 1 minute you’re in there checking it out, and by the time you negotiate, settle in and then discover them, it’s too late. No re-negotiating or refunds in Asia.
What we did
The majority of our time was spent reading on the beach, swimming and eating… as expected when hammocks are involved. We love hammocks.
The beach was nice, the sand was golden but the waves were rough. The local government ...
... in Dubai with her BFF for the week?! Emotional goodbyes were expressed in Chinese and English, as we arrived in the metropolis that is Dubai airport which is epically huge! With just enough time to ooh and ahh from one terminal to the next with a little help from the digital hologram welcoming Arabs! Weird! Some cash was exchanged, always feel robbed and cheated don't know why?! Onward to Colombo! A mere 4 hours ...
... group had already left in search of the turtles with a guide. Fortunately by the time we made it down there, we hadn't actually missed anything. The turtle had to be left alone to come up on to the beach and dig out the hole and the egg chamber which could take about an hour or so. Only once the turtle had started laying the eggs were we aloud to go and watch as she would be in a trance and not notice us standing around at the back of her. As we approached, the volunteer ...
The first couple of days Monday – Thursday, we all went through basic orientation and introduction. We were explained about the projects we would be working on and it turned out that the majority of the time we will actually be working with individuals in a mental health setting, or directly related and relevant to the psychology placement. This was a positive surprise and basically means that whichever skills acquired here will be transferable throughout ...