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... there in a tuk tuk. This was definitely an interesting introduction to elite, Sri Lankan culture- its a patriarchal scene where the men demonstrate their status and control by paying for and providing everything. Women are supposed to go along and appreciate this. I'm not sure what their impression of me was when i left so hurriedly- ungracious maybe? But the most important lesson traveling has ever taught me was to always... And I mean ALWAYS listen to your ...
... before, this is a Buddhist thing that I learned many years ago in Nepal. I fully understand that this is not a religious site, indeed it is apparently 80% Muslim, but I just have a natural inclination now to go that way. It is odd as that formed no part of my religious instruction in the Christian church (which I no longer subscribe to) and certainly was not a cultural thing where I grew up, but I still do it. Indeed, in Sri Lanka, I have noticed local people walking happily ...
... to Unawatuna Beach on the south coast, an older gentleman named Sunil, befriended us. When Elenka asked him for the best way to get from Galle, where the train stopped, to Unawatuna, he made a call. When we got off the train we had a free ride to Unawatuna with Sunil and his friend as we went in search of a place to stay for the night. On the way to Unawatuna, Sunil asked us about Toronto's Mayor Rob Ford and his appetite ...
... is fairly clean and has the usual stray dogs which thankfully Mark does not try to adopt!
I'm horrified to spot a hawker with a snake around his neck, I decide to pretend I'm asleep in the hope he will go away and he does. Mark's thinks the hawker has pulled the snakes teeth out but that still doesn't change things!!!
There are also lots of female hawkers trying to sell sarongs etc, they don't get ...
Feeding baby turtles at the turtle hatchery & conservation project on the beach that the coast guard operate was a highlight of our short time here in Mirissa Bay.
We stayed for a few days, performing ...