Rampart View Guest House
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... free 'breakfasts'. This morning we were presented with a delicious pancake filled with coconut and honey and a pot of coffee. Very sweet.
We caught a bus to Galle which took about 2.5hrs and after arriving at the bus station, we walked to the nearby old Dutch Fort in search of accommodation. After settling on a reasonably nice guest house, we chilled out ...
... temperature in the town is so oppressive, but spend our last full day pottering around the streets, taking in all the sights one last time, checking out museums and antique shops and buying souvenirs. It's bakingly hot, with regular stops for water and even passion fruit and pineapple ice cream just to keep us going. Peter tells us that our hotel facade needs to be repainted every three weeks to keep it looking fresh as the relentless tropical air degrades it so ...
... we can't get another night here. So good just wearing togs around and being barefoot as even when we go to restaurant on beach at night to eat we have to walk through waves so no shoes for us! Picked up our laundry $21 and it wasn't folded too good either! Oh well since we've seen laundry drying on rooftops etc whilst travelling through the country I guess we can't complain cause they haven't even heard of dryers! Anyway at least ...
... caused Kim to take a sharp intake of breath. There was then a string of vendors selling interesting food that grabbed our attention. There was a guy chopping up mango and papaya and covering it with chilli and salt as well as a guy selling fritters with huge king prawns in them. Overland travel and public transport in particular, isn't always comfortable, but it is always interesting and has given us some truly unforgettable experiences. We ...
... so was up at 6am. I was a bit worried about the trip as I had read before we came that it gets really rough and a lot of people are sea sick. I took some travel sickness tablets to be sure! The boat was quite busy and we set off at 7. We were given breakfast on board but it wasn't long until a young Russian boy was throwing up! I thought it was very calm and felt fine. We went out to sea for about 2 1/2 hours everyone looking ...