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... Lanka, it's just some fisherman using some spare space on the beach. The tables in the sand and the candlelight aren't "romantic," so much as a cheaper option than owning a restaurant. And with the entrees and salad and beer, the bill was about $16 USD. I could learn to really like it here.
Today, however, was not so swell. There comes a time in all of our vacations when everything goes to sh*t (or as my new British colleagues say, "the situation went ...
... such lovely woman, it was a taste of home and really nice to be cared for in a maternal way. The home cooking was to die for, we spent the evenings playing cards, chatting, drinking and listening to Dan play his guitar. We arrived in the city during the annual cricket match/tournament "lovers quarrel" between the two most prestigious boy schools in Sri Lanka. This year was the 109Th match. The first night was a pep rally of sorts, the streets were clogged with people of all ages ...
... our whale is coming!!!! I said really we've found a whale!! So yet again treated like the queen the first guy waved me over to the front of the boat moving the Chinese and told me to keep looking and sure enough a sie whale was there around 20meters in length it was incredible!!! They new exactly how long the whale would submerge for to the exact minute!!! We watched it for around half an hour it was amazing!! We then returned to the edge of the boat where sash joined me ...
... as I think he was supposed to be at work but he was interesting anyway and told the history of the fort and the town...
Whilst in Unwatuna a few people raved on about whale watching and snorkelling, so decided to go whale watching but the bus didn't turn up. Decided instead to go snorkelling but despite the calm weather, the sea was churning the sand so that was a 'no' to...instead relaxed around the ...
... this mini community. Carmen and I have combed every street and taken a hundred photos, we love it!
ASIDE - China is a huge influence here. Carmen and I rode down here to Galle on a new superhighway that the Chinese built (part or all, I do not know). They also built a hospital in Kandy and assisted with restoration projects in the Cultural Triangle. I'm not sure many Americans realize the power of China in the world ...