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The first in SriLanka was very busy. Elouise and I went for an explore through the local shops, I scored a foot massage and Elle had her hair platted. We had a quick dip in the pool. 3 weddings in the hotel, one had 950 guests including the president! The security was unbelievable - even snipers on the roof. We headed out to Nandanas for dinner where we met his parents. Two very old gentle people. The hospitality was amazing!!! Because we ...
Hot (42 plus) and grimy.... Street sweepers everywhere, along with police - seem to be the main "employed" persons we saw. Hot. People lovely, but didn't like the state of the animals we saw - elephant covered in chains and as thin as, a small monkey on a leather string and a number of snakes. Temples seemed a tad run down and dirty and, being Sunday, most ...
... shopping time in the city.
The highlights of the trip are:
- white water rafting
- abseiling down the waterfall
- seeing elephants in Yala
- seeing a leopard in Yala
- jungle treking and crossing the river
- climbing the stairs to the king's palace
- the sunset at the "end of the world" ...
... a big strip of grass with a promenade by the sea. It obviously faces west towards India and is famous for its sunsets, canoodling couples and a fun fair type atmosphere in the early evenings. There are locals flying kites, playing cricket, food stalls selling all manner of goodies and a general festive and happy atmosphere that can only be provided by the friendliness of such a nation. A trip to Galle Face in the ...
... The guy was originally from Cambodia and she was from Bosnia, but for the last 15-35 years they had been living in Australia. They told us when they ordered American guy was ordering and said this food stall was the original and the others were knock offs, we did pick correctly! He also said what I ordered was his favorite dish there (his wife is Sri Lanka so they had eaten there often).
Even though they got there well before us, their food was really delayed (yay for ordering ...