Melissa in MirissaMarch 2 in Sri Lanka ⋅ ⛅ 31 °C
We were fully intending to catch the bus to the coast but it's a 5+ hour drive and when we were offered a seat in a mini bus costing half the standard taxi fare we decided to jump at it. A good move.
We were sharing with a couple of 25 year old British boys and a very urbane Danish doctor who told us tales of his travels and kept us entertained for the journey.
Eventually we arrived at Mirissa and checked in. I was very disappointed by everything, especially the beach which was crowded, a bit dirty and very small.
I seriously considered checking out and moving us on, but Zoran took charge, calmed me down, bought me a beer and supper on the beach (red snapper and chips) and things started to look better. A case of being hot, tired and hungry.Read more