Garden Guest House
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- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking rooms
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... br> Ventured 100km south by train the next day to Galle. A wander around the fort area and then a train back to Colombo. Fort area more upmarket – lots of gem shops and cafes etc. And a bit of history – Portugese, Dutch and finally English. The train ride passed through the town of Hikkaduwa, one of the worst hit places in the 2004 tsunami. Easy to understand how 40,000 Sri Lankans lost their lives including ...
... is a special place. A "footprint" at the top is worshiped by Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and Christians. But getting there is the real treat. 5,500 stone steps marked by dim fluorescent lamps form the path to the top. The lamps provide only a partial picture of the full path to the summit, for Sri Pada is best climbed at night. Starting at 2:30am, we began our ascent, stopping with increasing frequency ...
... took our place in line and we moved out.
Eventually they got their boarding pass … I really have no idea why it takes so long but it does !!
Then another queue to get through Immigration and another 10 mins gone then up the escalators to find our gate. Naturally I deviated looking at shops along the way while Jeff slipped into Business Class Lounge to get free WIFI and the benefits that had to offer.
This morning we passed the coast of Sri Lanka which means we are now officially in 'pirate' territory...and unfortunately not the Johnny Depp kind!!! So yesterday morning we had a pirate drill which whilst a pirate attack is unlikely for a ship of this size, was non the less necessary, just in case!! I have an inside cabin and my instructions were to come back to my cabin and wait to be accounted for by my cabin steward and then sit tight ...
... in your eyes. You are a happy man, a wise man! It is my pleasure to meet you." Blimey! I'm not sure if he's giving me a bit of spiel but his grip and his gaze seem deeply sincere and when Imogen arrives a couple of moments later he gives her a straight forward greeting with just the usual pleasantries, none of the rather reverential attention he's bestowed on me. Lord knows what's going on. Our yoga class is almost two hours long and full of both heavy ...