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... which was a little too commercial for us. We walked back to the streets we know and ran into one of the tuktuk drivers who recommended a hotel that we had seen good writeups for. They had Sri Lankan Jumbo prawns on the chalkboard out front and the menu had plenty of options. Our tiny Sri Lankan waiter was most obliging and soon had us set up with drinks and had our order in the kitchen. 3 of us had the Jumbo prawns while Pauline had a chicken curry ...
... love a good turtle egg omelet. Nowadays, theses species are endangered so we decide to visit a hatchery to give a donation and see how we can help.
We come out with mixed feelings about the whole experience. Sure, the locals are trying to help but everything is sort of done the wrong way. Ideally, these projects should be ran mostly by volunteers, who maybe can benefit from free lodging and food while they work at the project. This normally attracts ...
... pulled out. Asha has sores and scabs all over her head, it started with the member of staff cutting clumps out, Asha wouldn't keep still, staff member pulled hair so hard some came out of the scab areas (with bits of flesh attached) by this point Asha is screaming in pain so staff member then puts her hand over Asha's mouth while she scrubs the wounds with a rough cloth ( also used as a nappy). Today I thought ...
Today seemed like a good day to go and visit Galle which is not dar from here. About half an hour by bus. The weather was overcast and not too hot. I visited the old Dutch fort which is a very impressive construction and kind of studier the layout of the defences. It must have been quite a stronghold in its days and was meant to defend the interests of the Dutch East India Company which had VOC as ...
A very tiring couple of days in Bentota which have involved a variety of combinations of the following activities:
- playing table tennis
- hunting ...