Rampart View Guest House
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... I’m ignoring the fact
that it can cure everything from leprosy to SARS. Some of the other teas were
fantastic though and we parted with some cash at the gift shop.
For another day trip we hopped a bus up to Hikkaduwa were
there’s a small tsunami museum. Although the East coast took the brunt of the
waves back in 2004, it also bent round the tip of Sri Lanka and hit this part
hard as well. The location of the museum was just by a section ...
... boutiques, and heritage museums. The architectural highlights are the Galle Lighthouse, and the walls themselves, which have been made into a lovely oceanside promenade. This is actually the first place in Sri Lanka we've seen that appears to be designed for tourism and beauty, not just for religion or everyday living. It's a nice change- there is even an ice cream shop (the first we've seen) and real live outdoor cafes! We even found a ...
... others were really hung over and didn't get up until midday. We went to a bar with a pool table and drank beers while playing for the afternoon, with Christmas carols on the background the whole while which was really nice. We met at around 8 at the bar for a drink before dinner, and again the Christmas carols were playing with a couple of sing-a-longs. One of the older men brought out his fiddle which he'd been travelling with and started to play ...
... we did in Chitwan national park in Nepal but it was very hot and humid so we were glad it was hidden in the shadow of the trees. After half an hour we went into a small cave where we saw some bats and endemic species of fish, frog, spider, crayfish and crab. All very exciting and after few more minutes our guide spotted another endemic species – horn-nosed lizard. The tour of endemic species and the highlight of the tour followed ...
... centre for young people, like a scout hut with dormitories etc and a couple of classrooms. It was not in use that day but wandering around by the lake we met the Chairman of the facility who took us inside to view certain trees around the building. They were buzzing with birds, lots of different species and he expertly described them all to us. His real job is with a multinational company but his passion is birds and developing a respect for wildlife amongst young people. It was ...