Unawatuna Nor Lanka Hotel
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Living Arrangements The internet has been down for a week because the modem was blown by a thunder and lightening storm. I spent last week staying in a guest house the Seaside on Medaketiya beach in Tangalle. My family have been decorating for the SL New Year which is on the 13th April and they had are getting the floors pulled up and tiles put …
... Sumatra, Indonesia. The train came to a halt as water surged around it. Hundreds of local people, believing the train to be secure on the rails, climbed on top of the train to avoid being swept away. Others stood behind it, hoping the train would take the force of the water. The wave caused flooding in the carriages and began to cause panic amongst the passengers. The next, much larger, wave picked the train up ...
... Whilst waiting for the train i was shooting some footage of a large group of men moving /wrestling heavy railway track pieces from the platform to a waiting hand pushed railway trolley. One of the gents a fairly smiley and well fed Sri Lankan struck up a conversation and as always asking where we're from, this as usual was met with a big smile and a reference to cricket which I'm completely oblivious to but pretend like I know what I'm talking about. He told me about ...
... there isn't much of an atmosphere, it's majorly overpriced and the beach is very average. However I've been spoilt so far!
We went to Galle for the afternoon which was lovely inside, felt like Hoi An in Vietnam but not as French. From the walls of the fort the view of the sea is very pretty, and inside you can really feel the Dutch influences! However we didn't stay long because it is so overpriced! So we wandered for a long time and made our ...
... policy in case I didn't see any of them. It seemed very possible to me at that moment. The first whale was very shy and I didn't even make it to take a proper photo but it was enough to make us all excited. We were changing places very frequently as were the other 5 or 6 boats behind us. As soon as somebody noticed a fraction of a whale on the horizon every boat instantly moved towards that spot. We saw 3 whales at the end and the last one was so kind letting us approach it ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking