Fort Inn Guest House
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... time to visit the country- everywhere is so vibrant and colourful with lots of things happening. Galle town is full of busy markets with shop owners selling frocks, sarongs, blouses and skirts all for the new year. Reflecting back on today and yesterday, I feel so grateful. Grateful that such a lovely family welcomed us to join in with their celebrations. As tourists on holiday, this isn't something you could ever experience! ...
... the meantime we were fed breakfast of delicious free fruit salad and an omelet sandwich. Our next couple of sightings involved a massive turtle and a whale shark (I could hardly see it). They had a "system" in which when one side of the boat sees something they have to be seated while the other side stands and vice versa. Nobody ever listened... We had been traveling through the rough seas for about 3 hours when finally, a blue whale sighting! It ...
... such lovely woman, it was a taste of home and really nice to be cared for in a maternal way. The home cooking was to die for, we spent the evenings playing cards, chatting, drinking and listening to Dan play his guitar. We arrived in the city during the annual cricket match/tournament "lovers quarrel" between the two most prestigious boy schools in Sri Lanka. This year was the 109Th match. The first night was a pep rally of sorts, the streets were clogged with people of all ages ...
... 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 ...
... The fort is also notable because it remains a living, working community. Sri Lankan residents have been living there for generations; our guesthouse owner's family has lived within the walls for eight generations. Courts and other government offices continue to operate within the fort, alongside the numerous shops, boutiques and museums that cater to the tourists. We could peek in at judicial proceedings while wandering along the wall.
That first ...