Travel Blogs from Hikkaduwa
... toilet paper.
We got back to Hikkaduwa with enough time to check into our hotel and go for a swim. I went for a run along the beach because there are a few tourists around and it seems safe enough. However, this damn beach is slanted at an angle and I was pretty much running on a slope, sideways, sinking into soft sand, dodging rocks.. kids throwing tennis balls, and really slow strolling tourists. So at about 10 minutes into my run I ...
... Wednesday followed along the same lines - a great session at HWH in the morning and another good time at NIMH in the afternoon! Patients were really responsive - some of them call me captain now which is funny. A lot of them have also been saying I look like Princess Diana....WHERE that's come from I have no idea!! Weird....haha
Trying to keep this brief since mum told me it takes her over half an hour to read my entries usually (sorry guys!!) but must tell you ...
I was still in pain last night so I cheated and ate at a Woodfire Pizza restaurant attached to the hotel. I normally argue with the bride about the merits of eating locally but I am using the sympathy card on this occasion:-)
I started with a dozen tiger prawns in chile batter with a fresh tartare sauce, outstanding. This was followed by a delicious supreme pizza and washed down with a longneck of Lion lager. A bargain at $8 and ...
... He's a really nice guy but doesn't speak great English. Nonetheless he pointed out lots of different things as he drove me south to Hikkaduwa. We stopped for a few photos on the way but I might not be able to upload them for a while.
I went to a turtle sanctuary which was really cool. It was sadly destroyed by the tsunami in 2004 but they have recovered and are flourishing. It ...
... maybe it was a simple kind gesture. Still, we're on our way to a bakery to pick up a few snacks so we buy a cake and drop it in on our way back to the hotel. He (and his large family!) seem very pleased!
Next morning we're back on the road again. We have arranged a birding tour for 10 days and we're off to meet Chaminda in Matara. I appreciate that the thought of 10 days birding is as appealing as sticking pins in your own eyeballs for some, but we're quite ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service