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... nick some). We managed to get an amazing 8 bed apartment with its own pool for the equivalent of £8 a night (WHAT?!). On the Sunday we went to Galle and looked round the Galle fort which was incredible! If I remember rightly (forgive me if I'm wrong) Galle was a Dutch town so there were many churches and the streets felt like we were in Europe not Asia at all! We happened to stumble across Sri Lanka vs South Africa cricket which was prettttyyy cool despite having absolutely ...
... As all going and it can be tricky, decided to get a mini bus there, which worked really well as it let us drop off our bags, do a quick change into some more party like clothes, then take us the 5 mins to the party. Both of our families had been amazing and given us an early dinner on Saturday, pretty sure our 'mum' had listened to the fact we would all love some rice, dahl and eggs as that's what we got along, with banana curry and some salad, ...
... fresh in my memory. I was starstruck to find that all grade 1 children already knew all the songs. No exaggeration, all the songs!! The level of English the children know is absolutely amazing. The children in grade 1 already know about colours, animals and typical conversational topics in English. I find it so amazing to think that such young children know so much of the English language already. In addition to this, they already know their mother tongue, ...
On our first full day in Galle, we were heading out for breakfast, when we asked Colin (a Tranmere fan from the hostel) if he wanted to go for breakfast. Little did I know, but this would spark an all day bender around Galle!
We went to the YMBA (Young Man's Buddhist Association) as it looked like an interesting place to continue our journey into Sri Lankan food. We really wanted to try the infamous Sri Lankan hopper (a slightly sour pancake), but ...
... was the enormous grey back of a sperm whale. The sight was familiar from so many nature documentaries but David Attenborough wasn't commentating this one; it was live and it was real. Amazing. The boat continued to track the Whale staying a couple of hundred meters away which was both appreciated as a conservationist but frustratingly far away from the incredible creature as an animal lover. Several times the whale disappeared only to be spotted again minutes later ...
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