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... tooth and had
presented cachexic and with a cheek cancer that had eroded through to the skin.
There is also a lot of oesophageal cancer which the oncologists blame on hot
tea drinking. Although rates of all STIs are lower in Sri Lanka than most
countries, HPV is ubiquitous enough that many cervical cancers are seen.
Cervirax vaccine is available, but only in the private sector and most ward
level oncologists were not aware that the vaccine existed. ...
Another train trip – Colombo to Kandy. And another train trip standing ( at least by the door again). I had planned to get to the station early for the 9.45 train but ended up getting the 8.30 one that had been delayed. And of course by doing that I was the last one on board and all the seats had been taken. Thought about waiting for the 9.45 but probably wouldn't have won the battle ...
... have visited today!
We stopped to buy some fruit en-route out this am – lots of sellers along the roadside as this is a prime growing area due to the height. I had a passion fruit and can say it was the best I’ve ever had, we also tried red bananas which were a little less sweet than the small (great) bananas you also find here. The big bananas are currently selling at one euro per piece – healthy food! Also a lot of ...
... I was coming down the queues to go up were
enormous. The climb involves some 1200
steps….. The area has been inhabited
since the 3rd century BC; it has its fame due to King Kassapa who,
after assinating his father and deposing his brother in the 5th
century AD, built a fortified palace at the top of the rock for his short reign. It is definitely worth the effort (I say now
back on flat ground) as you get some wonderful sights ...
... quite famous for.
Now we have to say, that we were all prepared to miss this off our itinerary as we thought we would not have time to see everything and thought we would leave off the least interesting!
As we had the time however, we went along and climbed the steep hill in the afternoon heat to see what we would have missed.
We were all really pleasantly surprised as the caves were ...