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I also said if you take the bag, we’ll take the camera out because he is allowed hand luggage so it is a ridiculous situation. She allowed us to to the camera bag out which was half the size of the carry on bag … gee that achieved a lot - NOT !!
When we boarded we saw lots of local people taking on bags bigger than ours – I started to feel like we were discriminated against. In fact when drinks were handed out pre departure, ...
... met! They also said Cobb could not receive his pension and gave that to the Aboriginal Protection Board! Officious pigs - so wrong. Anyhow we had a nice day after that. Marg met her friend who lives in Albany for the day and Sharyn met friends she met on a Canadian cruise last year. John and Jude have spent time at Albany in their caravan so we just wandered around town - had a coffee and then a sandwich later on. We then went down to the Peace Park and the ...
... the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage so we had to get up at 06:45 for a very early breakfast to allow us to leave the port at 08:00.
Pinnawela is a government run orphanage for injured and abandoned young elephants. It is 56 miles north west of Colombo and took us about 2 ½ hours to get there by coach. It originally opened in 1975 with just 7 elephants. Today there are 86.
The elephants are taken down to the river for a bath and a play every morning ...
... behind it now transformed into Colombo's newest and most fashionable shopping arcade.
Kingsley finally returns us to our hotel for lunch, where we ask for a beer and G&T to relax us after the heat and exhaustion of the morning but being a Buddhist country, Poya days mean no alcohol can be served anywhere in the country. Our concierge whispers that we're more than welcome to raid the minibar in our room though! Like we need any ...
... the Taj Hotel, we relaxed in the huge room and excellent service. In the evening, we headed to Lagoon a seafood resturant that was highly recommended by the Hotel. It was pretty good but I think my seafood was slightly over-cooked. Tomorrow I will explore more of the country but today was a much needed break from so much site seeing! I feel recharged now and ready to experience more of Sri ...