The Icebear Guesthouse
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... middle of the building site and showed us two doors. Each had four beds in and I could see a slight resemblance to the website, but not much... So, anyway, we decided to get comfy but I then found out that my locker didn't work and I asked about their laundry service, to which they just shook their head. Gutted. I really wanted to get some clothes washed so that I headed to Bangkok with everything semi-fresh!! Not going to happen. I started to get a little ...
... late people....c'mon people make sure you are on time next time....geez !!! Our bus ride was about 15 minutes from our ship to the Colombo Port Train Station and there we waited almost two hours for our train (we are on Sri Lankan time). Firstly they couldn't get the steam engine to work so had to wait until a diesel engine was available then apparently had to wait for a gap in the local train service before they could get our train to us. I didn't mind waiting ...
... them for two reasons. First, despite carrying a rucksack very much resembling a bomb, we were never searched the whole day. Indeed, we were never even checked for a ticket the whole day. And secondly, it was the helpful police who, having recognised me queuing fruitlessly (the admin was appaling) for ticket collection earlier, advised me where to go to properly collect my tickets.
I'll say it now before I forget. Liza was an ...
This hotel is not as nice as the last but still really good. It's a bit more of a resort hotel so it has more of a buzz and more people but is still pretty quiet. It's so nice not to have to jostle for space or get a towel down at 6am. I've managed to get a couple of swims in so I'm happy. Weather's been a bit cloudy but perfect temperature for me and Bec has caught some rays. Phoebe is beginning to look like a local despite wearing factor 50 every day. Jeff, unsurprisingly, is the ...
... translate it to them. Although he is the coach he's more there to support us teaching them with the translation, he is obviously very keen and proud of the swimming project and showed us a photo album at the start today. I really enjoyed teaching swimming today, but walking along an outside pool edge in pouring rain trying to explain can be a bit challenging. Really keen for more swimming placements, so hopefully they don't get cancelled and we can see more ...