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... re spending a few hours getting cocky because you think the riptide was exaggerated, it swoops in and kicks the sh*t out of you. We were in waist-deep water, and a wave and riptide so huge caught us both so hard that it threw me underwater in a double somersault. Luckily I know how to not panic in the water, but this riptide yanked both my bikini top off (which I found) and my sunglasses (which I didn't). I'm fairly certain I'm on ...
... and beautiful waiters in plunging V's serving the occasional customer and generally wafting around the place. Hidden in a side street in sleepy Galle it's a revelation. We spend our final afternoon in Sri Lanka channelling colonial splendour at the grandest hotel in town, now called Amangalla, but famous for many years as The New Oriental. We sit on the verandah having high tea, eating the kind of patisserie that wouldn't be out of place at the Ritz. It's a last bit of ...
... left on the majority of them. A dude at Mirissa told Col they pump a lot of sand in before high season. Anyway our driver took off like a maniac then seemed to slow down. It's interesting how they are always using their mobiles whilst driving too. Bus let us out at the Galle cricket stadium which is one of three international fields they use the others being in Kandy and Colombo. We then walked up to the fort stopping to have a ginger beer before locating guest room. Lady showed ...
... as nutty as a fruitcake but now a year older too! We celebrated in style by being taken on a day long tour around the Galle area in a tuk tuk! We met 3 Richmondites - our driver and two of his friends were at Richmond College in Galle together many years ago - very bizarre! One of his friends is a tea plantation owner called Guasoma Wa****sekara who gave us the most enlightening tour of his beautiful plantation. He even sells his ...
... activities, strolling couples and of course school children in their white uniforms disgorging from buses to see the sunset over the lighthouse. An added delight are the professional 'daredevils' who dive from the bastions from a huge height into quite shallow water to huge crowds who are then obliged to give a donation!. Chris has some very good photos mid-dive. RAMADAN AND EID. The unmistakeable bright white Mosque calls Muslims to prayer at dawn and dusk. We can hear ...
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