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... Despite going in before 9 am, they had already stopped serving hoppers, so we opted for dhal, bread and short eats. The YMBA came up trumps once again, both in quality and quantity and excelled itself on price, as the bill for breakfast for three came to less than 300 rupees (£1.50)! After breakfast, we made what should have been a very quick trip to the ATM, before we made our way to the ATM-less beach resorts. In the end, we were there for ages, as ...
... was a bit weird seeing the segregation. Apparently the local boys get a bit excited about foreign girls in bikinis! When we got back to our room there was a power cut for about an hour. I think it happens quite a lot. We went out for tea on the beach, I had fish again chosen from the counter! The night got a bit lively and we can't really remember getting in! it was about 2.30 though so definitely the latest we had stayed out! The rum and gin is strong out ...
In Mirissa harbour, bobbing around on a boat, we waited to head out to sea with 'Raja and the whales'.
Soon the trip was under way, pulling away from the harbour filled with bright flags and painted hulls of different sized boats. The sea was choppy and the boat bounced from wave to wave, I had my fingers crossed neither of us were going to suffer from sea sickness.
About 1 hour in we caught our first break: spinner dolphins hopping playfully around ...
... provided by the boat people, and then we moved over to the costal area where whales are most often seen. It took a fair amount of time to get out there, it was a good way down the coast. The driver (is that the correct nautical term?) of the boat was getting a lot of phone calls about, I assume anyway, the location of some whales. We headed that way to find loads of other boats crowded round. We pulled up, and sat for a ...
... off of the main
road to smaller ones to get to this village; this is one thing that
makes it special. People from all over the world amble about; no one in a
rush. The day starts with a cup of milk tea, some egg curry with
coconut rotte bread, maybe some eggs and toast and fresh fruit when you
are “curried out”. After breakfast, I would take runs in the sand,
looking at all the brightly colored boats.
I learned much about