Fort Dew Guest House
Travel Blogs from Galle
... It was great seeing all the different games they use to engage the children. The Sri Lankan and Scottish NY is completely different. The Sri Lankan is more child focused- with all the games and prizes, the children are included. Whereas in Scotland everything is focused around partying and drinking. If anything, the Sri Lankan new year is something like a gala day, full of fun and games. Some of their games include: Blowing ...
... when we first went in, all but one boy seemed very reserved and reluctant to engage - a totally different reaction than we have been used to in Sri Lanka. There were only five boys at the unit, who are not allowed outside. They have no contact with parents, and there are lots of security measures in place to keep them inside. It's very sad to think that the rest of their life is determined by the choices they made ...
... so can not walk he also does not talk. He is more a less left alone all day hense the term cot baby. There is one child with some sort of learning difficulty, she needs to be watched as she hit and nips the other children. For some reason the ones who can not walk are also left in their cots, i think this is because they are too small to sit in the 'pen' with the others. One child has cerebral palsy so drags herself around the floor dribbling ...
I know that in the colonial history of Sri Lanka the
British came after the Dutch so why does the British coat of arms on the
exterior bear the date 1668 whilst that of the V.O.C. (Dutch East
Indies Company) on the interior wall bear a date a year later, if my
schoolboy Latin numbering system does not desert me. Answers on a
Well, it is no longer a mystery! ...
... after two weeks in Sri Lanka it was time to move on to a new country. We took a tuk tuk to a bus to another bus to a tuk tuk to another tuk tuk to the Colombo airport. As we watched our last Sri Lankan sunset through the airport windows, we bid adieu to this wonderful country with one final Lion Lager--whose slogan, incidentally, is "The Legend Lives On."
Cat Tally: 67
Weddings Tally: 14 (saw a bride and groom getting their photos taken while running around the ...
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed