Haridra Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Wadduwa
... their own currency , only USD this presents some problems of its own , now first I have get Local Cash from the ATM which is not an problem , but then I have to change somewhere in USD.... this policy is in place because they do not trust their own currency to be worth anything by tomorrow.. and they also have an nice little exchange Business going since you loose about 10% with this transaction. Every Tourist going ...
An earlier start today in order to go to a local HSBC now that my card has been reactivated! During the short walk we encountered local roadworks where health and safety comprise flip flops and, the all important, hard hat! I'm not sure who was more fascinated by whom when we stopped to photograph. Funds now successfully replenished, we say goodbye to our most excellent hosts and begin the next leg of our journey with a train ride to Anuradhapura. At the station ...
... I read that the sale of meat is technically prohibited so I am not sure how that works, possibly it is just the sale of meat from the butchers or whatever and previously purchased meat can be sold cooked. I really have no idea and will update this if I find out.
Afternoon tea is served in the Lobby Bar which is on the ground floor and I noticed a ramp to the slightly raised eating area we were seated in so it would be wheelchair ...
... we were glad we did. Our first stop ended up being the biggest "fish spa" I've ever seen (and it would be hard to beat). Out from the dock that we entered there was 6 big pools filled with orange fish. For about 20 Swedish kronor ($3) you got to sit down and put your feet in the water and the fish started eating on them. Not sure if it was the most enjoyable thing I've ever been through but it sure was a fun experience. Once we all had "enjoyed" the fish spa we were ...
... I like spice food but it was too much even for me. I had to drink 4 bottles of soda (0.8lts) and I was still suffering. Besides the spiciness it was the first time for the two of us eating with our hands in Sri Lanka. It’s a very liberating thing to do. Everybody eats with their hands in Sri Lanka, forks and knifes are just western influence.
After this we kept on walking down the Galle Street passing by the presidentīs house, Galle Face Green and Parliament ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet