Unawatuna Nor Lanka Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Unawatuna
... walked to Tangalle's bus station, and boarded a VERY brightly decorated bus to Unawatuna on the west coast. The bus was decked out in a "Rio: The Movie" motif, covering all the seats and walls (it was reminscent of a child's birthday party...I found myself wanting cake).
The two-hour ride up the coast was almost fun. We rolled on by lots of cute beach towns, and the air smelled like the ocean. At noon we arrived in Unawatuna, our home for the next ...
... we walked out on to the street, his brother was sitting there on his rickshaw, waiting for clients: "good morning! very hot today" he might say. Or perhaps "very wet" if indeed it was raining. The two brothers were always keen weather observers. I told Belinda these poor men were born in the wrong country! With such a strong interest in meteorological conditions, they really should have been born in ...
... prevails. Though we have constantly added people of diverse backgrounds to our mix, it is really a melting pot. We do finally melt them down to be pretty homogenous. In visiting India and Sri Lanka that is not the case. Instead it is a true mixture ,or masala. One sees Hindus, Muslims, Christians, ethnic Persians, Dravidians, Sinhalese ,Tamils, Syrians etc. all in a big soup, each ingredient adding its own ...
... but they are yummy little fried bowls made out of ground rice mixture. Fill them with a fried egg or drizzle them with honey for a winning breakfast. Or you can use the mixture to make very thin noodles called string hoppers. Little mounds of string hoppers are good for mopping up your veggie curry or (my favourite!) stuff them with grated fresh coconut and honey!! And did I mention we saw a baby wild elephant...so close we could have touched ...
... met we at first chose not to hide our identity. That being said, once we told them we're Canadian, they'd give us that, why do you hate us, beaten dog look. Telling them that we didn't vote for our ultra-conservative government felt lame. So we decided that for the balance of our journey we're going to tell everyone we're British. We're mostly asked if we're English anyway, so it fits.
During our three hour train trip ...