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... generally went for a wander before breakfast. That's when I discovered a unique Galle phenomenon: competitive wedding photography. I had been aware of Sri Lanka's reputation as an international honeymoon destination, but I was not prepared for the early morning onslaught of at least a dozen couples of local newly-weds, with photographic entourage, and sometimes the entire wedding party dressed to the nines, queuing up for ...
... is the ATM, dear sir
Where is the ATM, rupees I'll get
There is no ATM or bank dear madam,
There is no ATM or bank, not one
Are you serious dear sir, dear sir, dear sir
Surely an ATM somewhere
... having to do any of this is great.
So far Sri Lanka is very much like India without any of the negatives. People are friendly and proud of their country, food is great and traffic is quite tame compared to most Asian countries. I can do a bit of bird watching (from the pool!) and the heat and humidity is taking the pace down a fair bit. Relaxing at the beach and a number of national parks coming up. Ik hab er zin ...
... that fills tourist brochures and day-dreams in equal measures. Under a banana-leaf cabana at the Blue Moon Beach Bar we snooze and read for the day, sipping cool beers and heading into the sea for the odd dip now and again.
The water crashes onto the sand with huge white plumes of spray and surfers and body boarders ride the waves. At one stage, as I dive in and out of the rolling breakers, I'm taken by a particularly forceful wall of water and suddenly, ...
... that will take us to Galle, our final destination in Sri Lanka. Finally the motorway ends when it meets the sea and connects with the old Galle Road that wends its way back to Colombo and would deliver us back to the very doors of Casa Colombo if we so chose. As we drive along Marine Way towards the fortress walls of Galle's colonial heart, Kingsley explains that the entire area had been swept away by the Boxing Day tsunami ten years ago, which killed over ...
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