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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... The Schofield Place, after a 19th century governor of Sri Lanka, it's pretty jaw dropping. We even have our own butler, called Gayan. By now it's 8pm and we're pretty tired, but a glass or two of duty-free vino tinto and a bubble bath later and we're all set for dinner in their restaurant, called Haven. Bizarrely for a Buddhist country, one entire wall of the restaurant is covered by a mural of four Hindu holy men floating on clouds. But the most surprising thing ...
... commit to their service they are every bit as gracious and friendly as every other Sri Lankan giving advice and helping you find hotels that don't exist. The tuk tuk ride, like Sri Lanka itself, is exhilarating. The colours whizz by, streets so full of life, the buzz of the motor, the honking horns as you weave in between buses and lorries carrying elephants with the sun on your face and the breeze in your hair.
That is Sri Lanka.
Goodbye, I feel I hardly knew ...
... absolutely beautiful and so quiet. Once we go into the city it is very busy but it is such an interesting place. Dubai was flashy with lots of money and rich people whereas people in Colombo are just trying to look after their families. Anyway we are off to watch the football tonight (at 12.30pm) in a hotel as they are not interested in it at all here (which doesnt bother me, but Steve was struggling with not watching ...
Yesterday I spent the day catching up on a bit of reading and chilled in the sun. I popped out to grab a juice and ended up being taught some much-needed Sinhalese by a lovely old Sri Lankan lady. Later in the day a few more guests checked into the hostel; Natalie from England and Jimmy from Australia. We were keen to visit Mt Lavinia however after slight miscommunication we were taken into town and ended up having dinner and drinks at a restaurant with a live band at the Old ...
... top looking across at the city I see eagles flying in graceful circles overhead, and a huge shoal of fish swimming very close to the surface. More honey and lemon and the poor invalid manages to make it out for some dinner and another early night. Fortunately we have a day at sea tomorrow so he can continue his recuperation. Hopefully he will start feeling better soon. Ironic isn't it, 4 months across Asia, trouble free, less than a week on a ship and he has man flu. ...