TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Panorama Unawatuna
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... to chill in the room for a while before heading back to the beach for dinner, this time via tuktuk who went a completely different way to where we had earlier walked and passed lots more shops and restaurants for us to explore!! We opted for a nice curry on the beach (me thinking I was very brave opting for medium heat until Gra got cocky and opted for hot!!!). We finished off the night having a drink further down the beach before heading back to the hotel, ...
... that I missed out on as a result. Everywhere you turn, someone is trying to extract a tip out of you. I am talking innocuous things like pointing out a spider in a web, handing you leaves off of the ground to give to the elephant, letting you touch the elephant after you already paid well to get into the park, giving you directions to something etc. It made it so that I ended up shutting out pretty much everyone who would approach or call you over as so many were intent on this. ...
... don't smell of sweat now. Went for walk to other side of beach (opposite from where we are staying) had a king coconut along the way for 80c for two and col was chatting to local guy who was fishing and got offered weed and of course he declined. Then walked back had a few cocktails and col a beer .. They haven't mastered the cocktails yet unfortunately we tried pina colada, sunrise and mojito and the pina cola do was the best ...
... around with lots of fish. Unfortunately we chose the wrong day and the waves were pretty big. We got battered around and spent a lot of our time fighting the waves and trying to avoid smashing into the rocks, so we didn't last long in the water! It was still pretty good though. We were back early and took a tuk tuk to the next beach town, Weligama. Fitting us in the tuk tuk with all our rucksacks reminded me of one of those clown car jokes. ...
... it in one! Beer o'clock was declared and I sought out the Galle Fort Hotel as I had read that it was less prohibitively expensive than the really, really flash place. I sat down by myself, ordered a beer and was almost immediately called over by a chap who asked me to join him, which I did. His name was Mike and he was teaching English to Government officials in Saudi Arabia. He had decided on a bit of R and R and had flown down to Sri Lanka for five days. It ...
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