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... tank for 2 days, before being released into the ocean, at night, giving them the best chance for survival. The wheels on the bus go round and round, stopping at Galle (pronounced Gorl) famous for its Dutch Forte and home to Sri Lanka's crown jewel - The cricket stadium. I enjoyed exploring the town of Galle. It has a very boutique feel about it, perhaps due to its Dutch influence. For me, it showcased examples of Sri Lanka's past and modern artistic influences in higher ...
... day but this
was of no significance except that the views further heightened our increasing
fondness of this beautiful country. The train itself was great fun. In common
with all the other westerners we were sold “2nd class” tickets.
There is no 1st class just 2nd class and then something else
which includes goats, chickens and a minimum of 250 passengers per carriage! To
be fair, the nearer we got ...
... on two wrong trains. Finally our train arrived which however appeared to be full, because it was. Still the angel helped us drag on our cases and found Roz a seat. At that point to no surmise to me he got put his deaf credentials and suggested I gave him 1000 rupees which somewhat flustered I did. The train tickets for two of us had cost 360! After a short wait a new engine was coupled to the carriages, the fans leapt into action and we were off. This train was listed as an express ...
... this relaxing stuff I have found out is pretty awesome! We managed to go and visit a few temples which were quite amazing...one of the temples we had to take public transport too..we took the local bus which was packed..I literally felt like a caged chicken!!..(btw only buy free range..those chickens don't deserve to be caged!)...so this bus was hot,crammed and we were standing up and had to hang on for our lives..I thought the traffic in turkey was bad but the traffic and driving here ...
... not resist) and we ended by a swim in the waterfall: what a great experience!!
Today, we decided to stay in Deniyaya for another night as we learned there are some nice sights around town and also because our family is looking after us as if we were their children.
This morning’s breakfast was so delicious. Really strong coffee, nice toasted bread and the highlight: curd with fruits and a sort of honey nectar taken from one of the ...