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I arrived in and made it through customs a bit after 2am and as expected, my driver was not there. I took the time to set up a SIM card (a lot easier than it was in India to do so it seems), call the hotel and get some money out. There was trouble finding him still, as he was waiting outside the airport a little way down rather than inside as I'd …
... a train passing through the area. The coastal area is very densely populated, most people just living in what you could really only describe as shacks.
Not sure of the train trips I will have to make. Very crowded and you have to fight for a seat ( I lost so had to stand all the way there and back. By the door though so could see everything.)
Cricket a way of life here. Any clear space has a small ...
... reaching the open air temple at the summit 3 hours later. As pilgrims packed every free spot around the edge, the purpose of our trek climbed above the horizon: the Sri Lankan sunrise, unblocked by any surrounding mountains.
To be brief, I loved our quick trip to Sri Lanka (~48 hours of real time on the ground). From the completely laid back beach life around Galle to the bustling colonial legacy ...
... all clear. Mum and Dad have a balcony cabin (opposite mine) which meant they had to leave their cabin and sit on the floor (or a chair) in the corridor away from their cabin door. Well, the noise out there was unbelievable...talk about make the most of the time, there was all but a party going on out there with all the neighbours. So, we have been told that we will be in pirate territory from now until the 13th of April and during this ...
... and deep breathing techniques. As Imogen and I have been practicing yoga for a while now he gives us the no-holds barred experience and it involves many techniques I'm not familiar with alongside others I can do with ease. My body is quite literally stretched to its limits. The most incredible thing however is the fact that we do it all facing the beautiful sun-rise and finish with a powerful meditation. It's all very spiritual and feeling at one with ...
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Galle Face Court 2, flat 50, Colombo | 3 star b&bfrom $65
- Shame about the construction!
- Great Location
- Worn out, but great travel desk