The Icebear Guesthouse
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... that hour in the morning anyway!!!!!!
Went 1st class on the train to Colombo – I took a reserved seat as it was a 6.5 hour ride and I didn’t feel like standing for any of it. Wise decision. Great scenery, especially the bit to Kandy in the hill country. Mainly tea plantations and wide vistas over rolling hills.
Negombo a beach town. Beach not so ...
A simple buddha sits in the centre of a small shrine and we make hollow appreciative noises which continue when he insists on us going upstairs to view the reclining buddha, cobwebbed and dusty. A monk shuffles around in his orange robes in the murky light and the brother insists on a photo.
It is clear that the monk doesn’t want to have his photo taken, and we are equally reluctant, but we are all posed for some awkward shots that are useless in the ...
... boy so young could choose to enter this, he appeared to have the qualities of an adult, sat by the side, watching over the children - almost as a father would over his son. We left the temple and got the minibus just down the road to a small wooden hut with a sign outside stating 'tsunami museum'. This place didn't look much from the front, but I think I can say it's the most moving and inspirational place I have ever visited. As we entered the building a smiling Sri Lankan lady ...
... amazing. The next day we spent exploring the city and in the evening we saw a kandian dance performance where they had fire eating and fire walking. We had a quick overnight stop at Nuwara Eliya next which is known as "Little England". It is high up in the hills so was a bit cooler than what we were used to. We found an old English looking hotel/restaurant here and had a couple of drinks, we also had a bit of a look around the town which seemed to be a very nice ...
... that 6 weeks might be a bit long in Sri Lanka. This lead to the development of a third plan - fly wherever was cheap and spend a week or two sometime completely different. We were leaning towards the third option, but something that radical was going to need a bit more thought. We walked down to the Bakery part of the Green Cabin Cafe and had a selection of short eats for breakfast. I tried a vegetable roti and a little chicken pastry, whilst Kim ...