Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions
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When Paul suggested going to Kandy by tuk tuk I thought he was joking. However, yesterday proved it could be done. Left hotel at 7.30 am and travelled some 250 km experiencing the hairy manner in which the locals drive. Roshan our guide took us to see the elephants, spice garden and the Buddhist temple where the famous tooth is kept...we'll I say famous as I had never heard of it. We finally got back around 7 too shattered to go out to eat but glad we had taken the tuk tuk ...
... the semi chaotic driving that requires most drivers to use both sides of the road whilst talking on a mobile phone and beeping their horn. Not sure what to think, it looks and feels poor, but other than a couple of beggars, the locals smile and chatter amongst themselves. Walking the streets we were engaged many times in conversation, mostly to sell you something, some just interested in where you are from. Back to the hotel, quick regroup and out we ...
... than they were originally and the restaurants were all actually on the beach so you'd be sitting on the sand while you ate your meals which was different but very enjoyable. The restaurants were set up so you could pick which fish you wanted to eat and they would cook it whole for you, we tried red snapper and it was delicious! The beaches were beautiful in both spots but the waves were massive at Mirissa whereas Unawatuna was a lot calmer. We then stayed 2 nights ...
... etc. and a couple of fading monochrome photos on the walls and that is about it.
Having been rushed through with almost indecent haste (not that there was much to see), I was directed to a fairly respectably dressed younger man who politely, in good English, asked me to sign the visitors book. I did that and then he demanded payment. As I say, I had no idea if this was legit or not but I suspect it wasn't. I handed him 200SLR (about £1 and
more than ...
... in a previous life.
The bus backed into the appointed spot and then the scrum began again as it had at the baggage carousel. For people who are so incredibly polite and friendly the concept of the queue seems to be totally alien and it was made all the more unbelievable by the fact that there were clearly not enough people there to half fill the bus. I stood well back and then got on and easily found a seat. Compared to some of ...