Rampart View Guest House
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- 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 …
... day but this
was of no significance except that the views further heightened our increasing
fondness of this beautiful country. The train itself was great fun. In common
with all the other westerners we were sold “2nd class” tickets.
There is no 1st class just 2nd class and then something else
which includes goats, chickens and a minimum of 250 passengers per carriage! To
be fair, the nearer we got ...
... was dark by the time we got there. Along the way, we were driving through a smaller town when we hit a lot of traffic and realised that up ahead there was a huge crowd of people and a lot of noise. Ben and I both had the same thought I think, as I turned down the radio and we each closed our windows and locked our doors in the fear of being caught in a political riot (the first election since the end of the war is being held on the 8th). However, as we got ...
... were eating dinner, luckily we were sat under a big umbrella though. When we got back to our room I'd had an email asking why we hadn't turned up to the guest house. Both really confused we realised we had checked into the wrong place, we'd booked to stay at Piples Bungalow but were in fact at Pipels guest house! It was now mid night so obviously wasn't going to pack up and move but we checked on the internet and the room we were in was treble the price we were expecting ...
... late night in time to write the cards for the kids in the morning.
Head hurts, and we slept till 9 - present opening all very joyous as usual. But what a treat and lesson it is to us to really have less presents, definitely more as they loved the little gifts all the more. Swiss army knives for me and big two, and a plastic flying plane for Lucas, and some sweeties. Day really grim though - proper humid and grey.