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... his nimble fingers
clutching food I couldn’t make out but didn’t want to get to close to in case
it was taken as a challenge. He quickly became uninterested in the humans
around him as he scampered off behind the metal poles keeping the stairs
attached to the wall.
Despite the rain and the haze of mist that glazed the top we
all stopped at the beauty that surrounded us. A 360 degree view greeted up, of
the jungle that coated the ...
... Lanka. Taking a bullock drawn cart ride through a local village... Feeling bad for the bullocks having to carry the weight of multiple buffet binges, a few of us opt to get out and walk the track through the village, patches of jungle and past Chena cultivations (an old Sri Lankan way of farming) and rice patties. We take boats over Habarana Lake to a small mud house, in a field, for a hot coriander drink and a glimpse into the day to day lives of ...
Lucky picked us up at 9am in a huge shiny black van. We were heading to the ancient cities 143kms N/E of Negombo and estimated to take 4hrs. The roads were surprisingly good and for the best part of the drive, they were better than many on England's lanes. Despite this, we only averaged about 50kms-60km p/h as the speed limit is only 70kms, cars are slow, pull out in front of each other without warning and the roads are generally too ...
... tablet – all for 3 days plus some cough medicine; 12 gastric tablets for Rob – 10 euros! She asked if we passed the chemist again to go and tell her if I was better! This really is another sign of how lovely the people are. She was not Buddhist but Islamic.
We went onto Polonnaruwa ancient city – more interesting really than Andurahapura in that there was more variety in ...
... to cook and cut the roti based Kottu dish signal the imminent arrival of a fresh batch of this yummy meal. Served alongside a plain or egg hopper, a kind of rice flower batter/ pancake in a half egg shaped dome on your plate. Delicious and a perfect way to end the days cycling amongst the ruins alongside some arrak, made from fermented sap of coconut flowers, which is best served with a coke and not straight! Polonnaruwa - http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/201 Thankfully with ...