Travel Blogs from Negombo
... the bikes, they are reasonable well used, some maybe should have been retired a few years back. Our hosts are a quirky "senior" and our bike guide,a much younger guy who goes by the name LH (apparently his name is too long to pronounce). We have a group dinner, including these fabulous big tiger prawns. Somewhere amongst the frenetic organisation of the first day, we opt to add another 30 km on to the ride.........why! Riding starts tomorrow. Time for ...
... been gone so much has changed, people have come and gone, the dynamics are forever altered. This is not necessarily a bad thing, just a different thing. As Leah pointed out to me I have become closer to a lot of my friends since being out here, I've accepted the distance and end of several other friendships. In some cases I've been surprised by who haa made an effort to remain in contact and who hasn't. I have so much love and thanks in my heart for those who helped me ...
... early in the morning and they told us some more about the organization and the work they'd done lately before we got in a car to head off to the school. We arrived around lunch time and they sure had prepared for us coming. Once we got out of the car there was a marching band starting to play and little kids throwing flowers at our thighs (they didn't really reach higher). We got to sit down with all the kids and their parents and they told us about their work with the ...
... be unbelievable, but it ****** it down the whole four hours we were there and we could see the square root of **** all!
The next day we headed off to Ritigala which is a forest monastery. The forest monastery was only discovered in 1872 as its buried within the forest. What the tourist brochures forget to tell you is that firstly the bus drops you off 10km away from Ritigala and you're meant to walk the rest of the way!
There was no chance of Abby and I walking ...
... don't want to be turned away at the door!
All this blogging and I have not even out of the Middle East. Lots more adventures to come so stay tuned!
Quick update, the blog site is playing up, they are closing the internet place early and chaos ensues in my attempts at blogging. I can see this getting totally out of control. You may nor may not get an image of my rice and curry and I shall try to work out how this benighted site works in course of time.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool