Mama's Galle Fort

76 Leyn Baan Street, Galle, Sri Lanka | Hotel
Prices starting from $72.00

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Good week of projects but good byes begin.

A travel blog entry by beckeyjw


This was the final week for 3 people, which feels rather weird as in a way it feels that we have barely volunteered but then we have also had some other fantastic opportunities. It's always a little weird to get back into lesson planning on Monday let alone after a good few days off, it didn't go too badly though as the week before we had prepared quite a lot but not used all the resources yet/taught the lessons. However, I did realise that I ...

Love is the answer, but love is the problem.

A travel blog entry by elliemack


... of confusion. When we visited previously there were other volunteers there working with the girls which we spoke to and got to know what they'd been up to. There was a bit of confusion as to when we were supposed to do hours and when they were but I think we've sorted it out for tomorrow (Thursday) so we'll just have to see what it brings. As it was very crowded, Kirstin and I headed up to the sewing room to see if they needed any help/could they show or teach us anything. We ended ...


A travel blog entry by elegibson


... but they are yummy little fried bowls made out of ground rice mixture. Fill them with a fried egg or drizzle them with honey for a winning breakfast. Or you can use the mixture to make very thin noodles called string hoppers. Little mounds of string hoppers are good for mopping up your veggie curry or (my favourite!) stuff them with grated fresh coconut and honey!! And did I mention we saw a baby wild close we could have touched ...

Let's move on, lots more to see.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... I have sen these elsewhere and I am unsure as to to what their function might be, I suspect it may be for the teaching of the Arabic language, the better to facilitate reading of
Holy Qu'uran.

Anyway, back to the Mosque. I knew from my guidebook that it was not open to non-believers and that is fair enough,I would never profane anyone else's religious beliefs but it did make me wonder why. I have been ...

Day 13- Mirissa

A travel blog entry by gracieonamap

... see how clothes are made the traditional way, it doesn't disappoint. We see women of all ages applying wax to simple cotton fabric, before it is sent to the dying department - bath tubs full of dye that the fabrics are immersed into. The women are very smiley and happy for us to look around but I feel a pang of guilt seeing these women working in very hot conditions for what I imagine ...

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