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... process which is over 160 years old. The virgins don't pick the tea anymore but apart from that nothing else has changed. They showed us the whole process from drying the leaves, to separating the the different sized bits and packaging it. It was actually fairly interesting and all in such a beautiful location. Our favourite bit was The pots of tea we got to sample. It came with the "traditional" English accompliment - ...
This was the final week for 3 people, which feels rather weird as in a way it feels that we have barely volunteered but then we have also had some other fantastic opportunities. It's always a little weird to get back into lesson planning on Monday let alone after a good few days off, it didn't go too badly though as the week before we had prepared quite a lot but not used all the resources yet/taught the lessons. However, I did realise that I ...
... of confusion. When we visited previously there were other volunteers there working with the girls which we spoke to and got to know what they'd been up to. There was a bit of confusion as to when we were supposed to do hours and when they were but I think we've sorted it out for tomorrow (Thursday) so we'll just have to see what it brings. As it was very crowded, Kirstin and I headed up to the sewing room to see if they needed any help/could they show or teach us anything. We ended ...
... at all in return. The ticket inspector on a long train journey offered us a tour of the engine room and arranged takeaway curries to be passed through the window to us! Sri Lankan's pride in their country seeps out of every pore; time and again people have gone out of their way to make sure we enjoy our time on their island. Such friendliness has enabled us to enjoy traversing the island by public transport without most of the stress ...
... patterns on the fabric. From there it was dipped in dye, then boiling water to remove the wax. The fabric was hand sewn into all sort of wraps and garments. The colors and craftsmanship were beautiful! Later that night Teresia, Ludda and I enjoyed a bottle of wine on the balcony before some card games and dinner. Only a few days left, really going to miss this place and the lovely people.
Woke up and was having tea when one of then French guys, Charles, asked if I wanted ...
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