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Today's ride takes us via the Galle and the Old Fort to Koggala. Our ride starts us through Bentota where there has been a little civil unrest between the Muslims and the Sinhalese, so a noticeable build up of military is evident. It is an unusual sight (for us anyway) to see camo clad guys holding AKs. The unrest started, and quelled quickly …
... we decide to make the journey now as it will be easier to navigate. We are happy with our decision as the path from the main road is long and winding and we have to ask several locals the way. Quite a difficult task in the darkness. We can see why you would need a local tuk tuk to take you there. Once on the beach we see that we are definitely too early. It's just before sunset and the meeting time is usual around 8pm. With a couple of hours at least to kill we decide to pop by ...
... which is excellent) and web travel forums. Krabi is bloody awesome, Bangkok is a loveable madhouse, and Thailand remains cheap and easy from my perspective, and it's all about me eh. Not the place for idiot westerners trying to show off how rich they are, or how much **** they can drink, those jokers easy meat for the "hungry beast" they are, particularly in Bankers. As an aside, and excuse the pun, the Thais have no issue with a man having more than one wife, and I have ...
... off the beach
which they perch on and fish from. Originally
this was because they were too poor to have boats. They actually pass the post down through
generations and treat the fishing spots as prime real estate. James
and I did not get to take any photos of these men because they were not fishing
in this season. Nowadays many of the
fishermen make money off tourists by posing for pictures but alas no ...
... steep afternoon walk up "lttle Adams Peak" for more panoramic sights. In the evening we party it up at a local restaurnant drinking delicious Lion Lager and munching on a vegetarian pizza and some chocolate banana pancakes. I am afraid to weigh myself! Today and tomorrow will be "beach" days. After that we end up in the capital of Colombo on Thursday and say goodbye to our fun group by noon on Friday. Then I go to the airport and fly to Bangalore, India!!
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