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... resurfaced a few times each. Everyone was silent when they were at the surface and you could hear the whales breathing in, then a 40ft spray of water would shoot into the air when they breathed out. The crew were a really friendly lot, chatting about the whales and willing to take pictures for you. You also got fed omelette and bread, fruit and a couple of drinks, so it was definitely worth the 6,500 each we ...
... just sprinting from the vehicle to your hotel and back. We also only stayed overnight so not a ton of time to wander about and see what it was all about. We stayed in this amazing hotel in a town whose name escapes me but is nicknamed little England. This town is full of colonial architecture, tudor mansions, horses and a race track. You come over the crest of a hill and as you descend into the town it feels like you have landed on another planet. Our hotel was old and beautiful ...
... to Galle. yep. 4 1/2 hours later, squished on an old jalopy bus, with people packed in as tight as could possibly 'fit', I rode like a backpacking queen. The rain and dark came in fast and hard. The bus had flashy, dancing Buddha lights and upbeat Sri Lankan music, to stimulate my already overstimulated senses, and to top it off, a young Sri Lankan chap had taken a liking to me and cornered me into conversation for most of the journey. After arriving at Galle, ...
... so can not walk he also does not talk. He is more a less left alone all day hense the term cot baby. There is one child with some sort of learning difficulty, she needs to be watched as she hit and nips the other children. For some reason the ones who can not walk are also left in their cots, i think this is because they are too small to sit in the 'pen' with the others. One child has cerebral palsy so drags herself around the floor dribbling ...
... have waited a few months and saved a few pounds and gone there instead..
We did some whale watching price comparisons and booked at a little italian place on the junction near out hotel for 3000 rpees each. All except raja are much of a muchness so doesnt really matter what boat you go for etc. Raja is twice the price.