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... is, it tastes like ass. Fortunately we were sitting at a table on the beach so I was able to have a quick sip and ditch the rest for prompt absorption into the sand. Lee-Ann always feels the need to finish what she is given while I make some excuse to walk far enough away to toss mine whether it is sour yak cheese, foul tasting horse milk or in this case, alcohol from hell. This time however she joined me in the quick dump followed by, thanks it was fantastic but we could not do ...
... buildings and even the coat of arms which is at the original entry to this day. We visited a Dutch reform church, that included catacombs and lots of headstones with infectious disease deaths.
The Tsunami annihilated the New Town area, washing away the bus station, cricket ground,railway lines etc and entered the old fort up to a metre,the tide marks are on many of the buildings. Shane Warne has ...
... I went to get some "breakfast", though it was now pushing on for midday. We ended up in a place called Indian Hut (complete with Pizza Hut style logo), which passed by in a blur. I think they did a passable curry but I was really struggling to hold myself together. There was still only one real answer - I went back to bed.
Later on, as I was gradually starting to feel like a real person again, Kim ...
... is wedged in the middle of Bentota and Unawantuna in the resorty spectrum only that this place is much cheaper, oh yes it is, and want a relief that is. After securing AC lodging for the hefty fee of $33, we again headed to the beach and spoilt ourself to bathing in the sea and sun with the accompaniment of a few large coconuts for hydration. This exercise left me hot ...
... but I'm heartened to know that the staff at the hotel tell us it has been very hot even for them. In some parts of the island it has been the hottest day on record. I ask them how they keep cool and they say they take three showers a day! I always thought the locals adjusted and found the heat easy, apparently not.
We finish the day with arrack cocktails, which is a coconut spirit, Mark has two of them and it's a good job he is already ...