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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 ...
... She seemed to be the manager.
As I was talking about the best pasta to get, the hippy mom came to the bar and she abandoned talking to me for her.
Eavesdropping may not be polite, but so much information can be gathered and this conversation was a goldmine.
There was trouble in paradise. As it turned out, Jo, the South African, was the presently ex of the King. He told her to leave and not come back. She did anyways.
Jo was trying her ...
... with regards to liasing with doctors and professionals, which is exciting as I think ill gain so much more understanding and experience - and who knows maybe even share some ideas with them too! I really hope to pass on my 'insight' to the new volunteers too.. Although I've only been here 6 weeks, I feel I've become competent working on the wards and could advise them on what activities to do with which patient and school groups. I'm rambling ...
When we neared Rittigala, the highest peak in the dry zone, we transferred to a jeep for access through the wildlife forest reserve to a hillside monastic retreat. We climb up via an ancient pathway, passing first a 2 acre constructed pond, 30 metres deep, which once held 2,000,000 gallons of water. As we proceeded up the hill we passed partially restored remains of bathing pools, a library, ...