Rampart View Guest House
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- Free parking
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So on Friday night 4 of the girls had gone to one of the after partys, the rest of us including me decided not to, as just so tired and wanted rest. But whilst at the party they got chatting to some people who invited us all to a party at a hotel in Galle, which is some End of Season party which apparently some of the delegates may go to. We ummed …
... and order "Shex on ze Beech!" cocktails.
The beach is lovely, although very crowded, and the sea is gorgeously light blue, clear and warm. Vendors selling mango, pineapple and papaya ply their trade alongside souvenir sellers, masseurs, palm readers and even snake charmers with a monkey on a leash.
The following day we take a longer ride up the coast to Hikkaduwa and a quite incredible beach. It's vast and the kind of palm-fringed, ...
... by Christians and Muslims to have the footprint of Adam at its summit, causing Sri Lanka to be considered by some to be the Garden of Eden, although Buddhists maintain the naturally eroded piece of rock is the footprint of Buddha instead. Adam's Peak is also said to be the starting point for the four main rivers of Sri Lanka including the Mahaweli to Kandy and the Kelani to Colombo, whose course we are following initially before heading south to the ...
... restaurants. Along with them are a plethora of gift shops mostly selling all too delightful artefacts; none of which we have room for in our bags. This description may make it sound rather cheesy but I assure you it is not. It is an easy place to potter about as it is so small with a pretty straight forward grid of streets. This we did until we were getting too hot - it actually only takes about 500m to feel quite sticky - when we chanced upon a similar Old Dutch Hospital development ...
... young ones. I think Sri Lanka is one of the best places to experience a temple. It is peaceful, quiet, in a beautiful setting and most of all simple. There aren’t many ornaments and also we are the only tourists around. We have seen many over the last months and I never felt such serenity.
Back to the city, we found the best value curry and rice of our whole travels. For just a dollar each, we are fed a pile of rice with at least 4 ...