Dalmanuta Gardens - Ayurvedic Resort & Restaurant
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... Very sugary and gelatinous. We hop back in the bus for a few more kilometres before being released to the roads again. This stretch is grey different from the first leg. The roads are rougher, some under complete (re)construction, some dirt roads. The surrounds are a very luscious green, some rice fields, oil palm plantations and rubber trees Afternoon tea break at a small roadside stall/shop, and we try a hajee (this might not be ...
... Lanka's tourism crown. We stayed in the old part of the fort, which extends out to sea. Almost frozen in time, it was a little maze of small streets with no cars just tuk tuks, and beautiful colonial buildings painted oranges, pinks and yellows. It was full of cafes and boutiques, all with a suitably 'exclusive' price tag. A nice place to wander around for a day or two. The little beach town of Mirissa was next for my birthday. We'd found ...
... of the neighbours and we had a good old laugh into the night. I was crossing my fingers for some sunshine. The next morning delivered, after the previous day’s disappointment and I quickly decided to get Sampath and Karu to drive me around the local major sights including a return to Koggala. While this was not cheap, I was running out of time and felt this was at least the best way to ensure I saw everything that I wished to see.
We left at ...
... day was not totally wasted. As much as the day was useful for me it really was a wasted day tour wise and we felt that it was not necessary. Could have used more time in Galle for instance!!
Headed back to Owinka for a sunset yoga session by the lakeside to be followed by a BBQ dinner featuring fresh local seafood from the lake – we are all looking forward to this. Unfortunately for me the yoga session set off the muscle spasm in my neck and back again causing ...
... bit of text with them. But I had a lovely time, met some great people (and not so great people) and the 2 months has flown by. I now head to Dubai/Oman for 10 days and then not sure what is next until I head to Oz on 5th February to see family and friends.
All the best and enjoy the photos. Of course if you are on Facebook then you would have seen a lot more and other people's photos too.
Lots of love, take care and have a great 2013.
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