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a train had been hit by the tsunami and killed thousands of people. The first
room was a flashback to GCSE geography with earthquake P waves and S waves and
the second room was full of photographs, many were of the rescue and rebuilding
effort but there were also many harrowing photos of dead bodies washed up in
the wreckage. There was no efficient system for warning people in the small
towns about the impending tsunami and tragically as the sea receded ...
... that sold all the variations of Sri Lankan tea, and we purchased enough to slide us through UK Customs, and to feed our new tea habit for a while. In short, the Joneses were fully charmed. (However, one thing not in any of those shops: replacement sunglasses.This are an item that apparently no one uses in Sri Lanka.)
At dusk, we gathered on the seaside walls with the rest of the tourists and locals to watch the sunset. As ...
... done in chilli and garlic,some butter fish also in garlic and chilli, beautiful potatoes cooked with fenugreek seeds, a big pile of green beans cooked in a mild curry sauce and a stunning avocado and tomato salsa) which was cooked partly by me (the prawns and fish) and partly by Emily ( everything else) and for pudding Hannah provided some delicious mango and we had some pineapple as well, topped off later on by waffles ...
... Christmas song, and his Scottish partner sang along. Everyone joined in for the choruses and other people at the bar seemed to really enjoy the festivity, taking videos and clapping. It was a really great atmosphere being around people who enjoyed Christmas so much, and who were also so inviting. We walked along the beach for a long time trying to find a place for dinner but hadn't booked which seemed it might be a problem. We finally found a place ...
... more wandering around we go for an Indian meal and finish just in time for the monsoon like rain to start. Oh, and in the meantime I've bought cheap Valium at 40p for 10mg. It's what the doctor ordered after an incredibly hassled 24 hours. Cheap OTC Valium. There is a God after all.
We head back through the monsoon. I care little about it. Liza has a rainproof mac. I'm in a t-shirt. Back home we have 50% vodka and Valium. Did I mention the Valium? Mmmmmmm.