What started as a nice prawn-and-tomato sandwich for lunch, ended almost in a marriage proposal!
I simply inquired of Mama Manager as to the room rates at the Ocean Beat Hotel… just a room for a single… yes I’m Aussie… yes divorced, had kids early and they’re grown up… travelling on my own now… and in less than 2 minutes
I’m being introduced to her friend who has a daughter: “available, nice, with no man, unsullied”.
I retreated faster than Napoleon from Moscow.
I never found out the room rates… and it has the only pool table I’ve seen in Hikkaduwa…