Apa Villa Thalpe
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... It was a terrible tragedy for Sri Lanka and it is a great tribute to the country that they have rebuilt their infrastructure so effectively.
Galle and the fort area is a delight. There is a pleasing colonial feel to the place with definite Dutch, Portuguese and British influences very apparent. All of the aforementioned powers had ruled at some stage and have left their stamp to great effect. It has a gentle and tranquil atmosphere and it is not ...
... the group of people we realised that we were stuck in the middle of a wedding procession to the reception venue! The windows went down and we waved to everyone who were excitedly greeting us. A little further on, it was getting dark as we drove on windy roads cutting through rice paddies, it was amazingly beautiful. At one point, however, a bus came up the other way and the road was so narrow we had to pull a fair bit off. When we tried to get back onto the ...
... neat touches like books to read and a set of playing cards. .
We never thought we would be able to afford a place in the Galle fort. The fort stands at the end of the cricket pitch and is full of well to do restaurants and shops. Not to mention being surrounded on three sides by the sea. Which kind of brings me to the second notable thing about Galle. The 2004 tsunami. While the fort, with it's thirty feet walls, was saved, Galle ...
... room then said she had a better room two minutes away so off I trod with her and decided to take latter room at Secret Hotel instead of Fort Inn same price so who's complaining. Col was lucky to get ride in tuk tuk with our bags. Went out to find somewhere to eat and saw Indian restaurant ... Ordered set menu of devilled chicken/fish, chop sued vegetables, omelet and basmati fried rice and asked for it to be spicy. Well we have never tasted anything like it before ... It was like ...
... saw yesterday in the forest. It is black and syrupy and an ideal companion to the curd which is fresh and therefore a bit sour. Just for that breakfast, I would stay a whole week in this home.
We decide to hire the services of a friend of the family that has a three-wheeler. For a small fee, he takes us most of the day around the sights surrounding us: Kolawe****ma temple, Lumbini tea factory and Katopola, the home of the rock temple. Both temples ...