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... it scared them off.
The good thing was because the water was so still and so clear, just being in it was incredible.
The light filtered through, you could hear the dolphins talking to each other... even the boatman hopped in to enjoy the water.
In the last pod of dolphins we also met a shy fisherman who'd had a good day catching the fish that had tagged along with all of the dolphins.
Our pirate boatman tossed a line in ...
... knew what I wanted so I told him no. I was in jeopardy of not meeting the bus and my whole plan would be ruined. However, with that seed of doubt, was also the blind trust that in travelling, everything works out.
We pulled into the bus station. The bus had just turned on the engine. The Joker parked right in front of it and within 2 minutes, we had began our long journey.
For 5 hours I looked out the window at the beautiful country. I wished I was brave enough ...
... as the Dutch fort although initially developed by the Portuguese. Over the years it was also held by the French and British also, with the British retaining control through World War 2 until Sri Lankan independence. The reason for the fort's placement and desirability is the near by harbour at Trincomalee. It is the deepest and the world's 5th largest natural harbour. It is also very scenic with sheltered bays and wide stretches of golden sand. The city was the ...
We had a long and very delayed train ride to Uppuveli but arrived to find our 2 favourite Swiss girls sunbathing on the beach. Yay!
Katy, Lucy and Rebecca had an amazing time snorkeling at pigeon island where we swam with 6ft
long black tipped reef sharks, a green turtle and fish impossibly bright and sometimes even neon!
We also did an intro ...
... large baryon trees and free-roaming deer. Just beyond the fort is the Koneswaram Temple, a Hindu temple believed to have been built by Lord Shiva. The way to the temple was lined by little sheet metal lean to's selling all sorts of things. Some sold beautiful fruit baskets that were to be offered to the gods. We made our way toward the temple and came to a point where we had to take off our shoes. The ship had warned us about this so ...