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... from Trinco to Colombo,
expecting a similar affair as in SE Asia; sadly not as nice, the trains here are
generally pretty run down. The beds were hard and the toilet smelly. We chowed-down
on some lemon puffs and I lay with my head out the window as SL at night zipped
by. In classic Dodd-form I was asleep as soon as I went horizontal while Beckie
lay awake listening to my non-sensical shoutings. I still get a childhood excitement
at the ...
... and playing!
They came right up to the surface less than a meter in front of the boat, swimming along with us.
They were so close we could watch their muscles move, see their scars, admire the different shades of grey.
We played with them for maybe 20 minutes the first time, and it happened again less than an hour later!
When we came upon dolphins, everyone tried to calmly jump in to swim with them but unfortunately ...
... and took a walk up and down the beach.
For the remainder of the day, I laid out, went for a swim, laid out, went for a swim, repeat….all day long. It was perfect.
The English girl was in the water at the same time I was. We started talking. The king came in to join us.
“Where do you live in Sri Lanka?” He asked.
“I don’t. Just visiting”.
“Oh. Yesterday when you arrived I thought ...
... account is currently reading -£1300....but when David added that he wanted to make me manager of te psychology placement alongside my friend Ellen (who is originally planned to come with but who'd been housed in a different town) well - what an opportunity! Although I truly felt ready to go home on Wednesday, and I have missed my family and friends and some home comforts - what would I do with a few months back home? In comparison to what ...
... for Anuradpura while it was the capital, so it has had a long history. It is hard to equate this beautiful coastline with the devastation wreaked by the tsunami less than 9 years ago. Outside of the town a favourite spot is a visit to 7 hot wells. While small it is the custom to pour the hot water over oneself (or others). Today the town survives on tourism and fishing and a number of the simple outrigger canoes can be seen in the water or on the beach. As we toured ...