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... view of this place as he has both played and contributed to Sri Lankan youth here. The Sri Lankans are crazy for cricket and he is well regarded for his philanthropy here ( unlike his other past time. philandering).
We also sat and had a lime juice at The Orient, a magnificent hotel from Colonial days and similar feel to Raffles in Singapore. The 1954 movie " Over the River Kwai" was filmed in Sri Lanka ...
... All I'm sure would've been delicious but this place got me with their grill on public performance. The fish, being a red snapper was amazing and along with Kate's Sri Lankan omelette, 3 mojitos, 2 long necks and a piña colada came in at the price of $28...winning much? Yes we are. Why thank you. This and a long romantic stroll along the beach saw the day out in a ...
So we've come to the final leg of our Sri Lankan trip! Feeling sad today as we're leaving Abs here in Unawatuna on her own as she's got to join the real world and start her job in London! Myself and Soph however are putting off such things and instead flying onto Mumbai to meet Daisy.
We've been here 2 days and I haven't particularly liked Unawatuna, we'd heard that it was super touristy and not as nice as Mirissa. This was definitely sound advice, ...
... crept over the sun, offering some relief from the heat. Setting ourselves up on the battlements, we got front row seats for what we were told was a fantastic sunset. Below us, outside the walls, a fierce cricket match/rave was going on, a combination I'd never come across, but the Sri Lankans seemed to be pulling it off!
The sun set was pretty spectacular, the clouds texturing the sky, the sea turning orange in the wake of the sun. Small swifts swished and dived in the ...
... provided by the boat people, and then we moved over to the costal area where whales are most often seen. It took a fair amount of time to get out there, it was a good way down the coast. The driver (is that the correct nautical term?) of the boat was getting a lot of phone calls about, I assume anyway, the location of some whales. We headed that way to find loads of other boats crowded round. We pulled up, and sat for a ...