Rampart View Guest House
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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 …
... br> This left us with a couple of days in paradise and we decided to take the opportunity to visit Galle, an interesting town some 25 miles along the coast.
Our hotel people organised a taxi to take us there as time was suddenly at a premium. The driver turned up looking innocuous enough and enquired with a smile of our plans for the morning. We told him that we only had time for a couple of hours in the old fort area and that we wanted to return to our ...
... tide was almost in so not a lot of space. Big waves. A three metre long canoe with an outrigger landed next to us and the three fishermen dragged/carried it up over the high tide mark. The hull must have been a metre high, but the opening along the top was only about 30cm wide, which wouldn't allow anyone to sit inside it. The sat on little offcuts of plank to row.
Clouding over a bit, so there would be no ...
... experience. I did get to see a 4 day old baby turtle though! From this we headed to Mirissa which had the most beautiful beach ever.... No exaggeration! Surprise surprise I got burnt again. But thankfully it's gradually turning into a tan now! On Sunday we explored the Dutch Fort which is just on the outskirts of the city. It's a really beautiful place and we've already visited it since then. I'm looking forward to the week ahead and exploring Galle a bit more! ...
... better, although Jim did have one draw blood on his arm.
The birds appeared with the sun and then it was a very interesting walk clambering up the steep sides of tea plantations and through the forest. We were given lots of information about trees and their medicinal properties en route.
We said goodbye to our guide and drove on to a tank at Hiyare. As it was later in the day we did not expect to see much. However, by the tank (lake) is ...