Apa Villa Thalpe
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... from their sparkly white uniforms.
Around the fort walls, people were out walking and flying kites. Not so many tourists, just locals enjoying themselves. We saw a number of couples having their wedding photos taken up on the walls too. Jan asked one couple if we could take pictures – they were very happy to oblige – a change form the "sneaky GoPro pics".
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... and order "Shex on ze Beech!" cocktails.
The beach is lovely, although very crowded, and the sea is gorgeously light blue, clear and warm. Vendors selling mango, pineapple and papaya ply their trade alongside souvenir sellers, masseurs, palm readers and even snake charmers with a monkey on a leash.
The following day we take a longer ride up the coast to Hikkaduwa and a quite incredible beach. It's vast and the kind of palm-fringed, ...
... Kelani is famous for white water rafting and was also used as the location for the 1957 film The Bridge On The River Kwai, starring Alec Guinness. After three hours on the road we stop for a cup of Ceylon tea in the village of Kitulgala, at the rest house where the cast and crew stayed while shooting. Their pictures adorn the walls by the toilets. Once out of the mountains it's still a a long drive through the central plain before we hit the brand ...
... large amount of jewellery for sale it was difficult to believe the two operatives with their ancient tools were responsible. If so sales were very slack. It was a wonderful rather decaying place with an ancient low pressure sales-person intoning beside us as we wondered around. Many of the businesses here are run by Muslims; last night we sadly moved from a rather pleasant restaurant because it did not serve alcohol. To balance this up we stepped into an empty, most places are ...