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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 …
... Hooter blaring. It was scary.
I think I was in a state of shock because as we arrived in Tissamaharra, Which looked a bit dead, I decided to carry on to Tangalle. Another great guest house right on the beach and very quiet. The main town is hectic and busy but then there is a beach road which is lined with restaurants and guest houses. These places took a hammering in the 2004 tsunami and it is incredible to hear the stories of what ...
... get some decent photos for once. I have been really not that happy with my photos because its been really bad weather just about every day. We walk into town and a gorgeous school girl dressed in all white has a big smile for us and says “Hello, where are you going?”. She was so sweet and they are so curious and we said “Just for a walk”. We get into town and its a buzzing place, lots of traffic, tuk tuks, shops open ...
... 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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