Unawatuna Nor Lanka Hotel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... see it properly without backpacks and instead opted for a tuktuk to complete our journey. We were taken to the door of our much nicer hotel and we dropped our backpacks and made for the beach!
We spent the day chilling on the beach, reading, swimming, having lunch and I even decided a run was a good idea so went exploring the beach end to end and back to our spot (which luckily only took 20 mins to run) so we got an idea of what was around.
... a thing. The power lines on the other hand were obviously more difficult to avoid. We visited some botanical gardens, an elephant rehabilitation place and a million temples. These places along with a number of other experiences really exposed a problem with tourism in Sri Lanka. I would have way more tolerance if the people were really poor like India and Nepal but this was not the case and unfortunately it left me with some feelings of negativity and also feeling bad for all the ...
... we have been following. After the visit, we can pick any tea we want and have a cup and the lovely café they have next to the factory.
When we come back, there is just one more place we want to check. It is a 3km walk from our house so we spend the rest of the day walking there and back, It is another temple, this one set in the forest. It was a lovely walk and we were once again welcomed by monks who where happy to see us and show us around, ...
... 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. ...
... them. One or two of the more polyglot might try a word or two of German but I doubt there is a tuk-tuk driver in the country that speaks Cypriot Greek (which I learned and is slightly different to Greek Greek) spoken with a broad Northern Irish intonation. Works every time and they usually retreat pdq. Yes, it is puerile but it amuses me when they get too much as they often do.
For example, you will be walking along a line ...