Travel Blogs from Hikkaduwa
Its been a few days but we left Unawatuna by taxi. Sad but kinda glad to leave the place. We got in a taxi and the driver instantly handed me a comment book to write about his taxi ride, it actually had about 70 comments thanking him for a great experience so I just bung on a bit about my 5mins in the cab so far and passed it back. Odd. We got to …
... 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 ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service