Fort Dew Guest House
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... or go back home... Whys can't I do my viva through Skype?! There was another elderly teacher who told me I should just stay in Galle and that I could live with her and she would find me a husband who is rich and plays cricket. At least I have a back up plan if need be!! I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the school I worked in. The largest Buddhist school in South Asia (that's one for the CV)! I've made friends I will remember for the rest of my life and also made unforgettable ...
From Mirissa, we took a bus to Galle for the day. The old fort had a historic feel from the Dutch influence. There wasn’t too much to see apart from some nice views and we pottered around, walking along the walls of the fort. We had numerous interactions with the locals though. There was a school group who had an assignment to talk English with foreigners so we were immediately targeted. An old man who walked along the fort ...
... after dusk the older girls classes had a lantern parade. The streets were lit with piles of incense that exploded at random. The girls were in white, carrying lanterns and chanting. The route took them from school to the temple beside our temporary home where they underwent a religious ceremony then back to the school where the evening was finished off with a firework show (which had just recently become legal), our last day in Galle was spent walking outside the fort, watching ...
I do apologise to those of you who were enjoying it, especially my Father for whom it was about the only means of keeping up with my travels. I really don't think this is the site I thought it was when I was recommended it and it certainly lacks the community spirit and friendliness of it's sister site which I shall continue to write for. People who were reading this know where to find me there.
Apologies again but life really is too short.
... back to relax at the guesthouse until sunset. We climbed back up on the western walls outside our guesthouse a little before sunset, and joined the crowds of locals taking their evening stroll while children splashed in the water and plenty of tourists nestled in for the sunset. After sitting and admiring the sunset, we walked along the walls to a restaurant overlooking the lighthouse for our last rice and curry. We are really going to miss Sri Lankan rice ...