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Travel Blogs from Tangalla
We are on the South East Coast heading slowly towards Colombo.Tangalla or Tangelle is the largest southern beach town, approx 200 km from Colombo. We had some serious downtime here, spending 2 nights on this magnificent beach. There was a beach restaurant that felt like it was straight out of a movie, about 5 metres from the water, all palm trees and thatched roof, it was great.
Rooms and pool were ...
... the beach, he invited us to watch the Sri Lanka vs west indies cricket match in the world cup while we sampled the local drinks and "smokes", we saw him at breakfast several times looking quite weary. One night we were walking back from feeding the dog and cat duo and met a local shop owner. He had worked in this shop for 15 years hand making tractor parts on machines that looked and sounded older than the dinosaurs. He invited us in and with the help of ...
... turned out to be TV rather than fill but you know what I mean. It really was the full Monty, cameramen, clapperboards, lights, sound engineers, make-up artists, the complete package. Well, the bar was still open and I thought it would make an interesting diversion which it certainly did and I watched a few scenes being filmed.
Between takes, I wandered over and asked one of the crew (the guy holding a big white board, over his head presumably to assist ...
... area, she managed to keep a slither of her decency by sorting herself out. To quote Abby "it's all fun and games playing in the waves until you lose your bikini!"
The following day, still in Mirissa, we went whale watching which was incredible! We saw a large pod of dolphins (yes i googled what you call a herd of dolphins) and 5 whales all swimming very close to our boat. The Dolphins were spectacular but seeing a whale was something else, needless to ...
... the ticket desk where we were told we were being upgraded to Business Class for our 10 hour flight - yessss (the girl blatantly fancied me and why wouldn't she, her eyes aren't painted on - Dave)!! We were then too excited to sleep and were simply overfed with two three course meals and limitless champagne which was a mistake ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet