Reef Villa & Spa
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... Lankans but was a fine Warwickshire man in his day. We ended up having a 5 course buffet style dinner, soup starter, a couple of side plates of various stuff including beet root curry, a bit of pork joint a nice beef curry and some small creamy dessert bits. Andy, the fella who is tour managing the the Barmy Army tour decided on wine for the drinks and when we worked out the bill the food cost us about £11 each but the bill came to £175 (£35) a head, ...
... but that wasn't very tasty. Our last stop was "White House" a resturant with the driest Fish Tikka I've ever had. It came out in 8 pieces and I could only eat 1 and half as the pieces were so dry and not tasty. All in all I think we sat in the car for about 8 hours....I feel so tired even though all I did was sit. This was probably the worst sight seeing day I've had so far but I guess when you travel for 70 days they can't all be fantastic. There was some bright side to ...
... They were still able to splash about with the others, but just not roam as freely. I did see some of the keepers had those nasty sticks but I didn't see any of them actually use them on the elephants so I can only hope they don't! Something I did learn along the way there is that you pass villages that are known for certain items, one amusing such place is the village of blow up brightly coloured Chinese stuff, but the other is the cashew village ...
... had our final pick up by our driver. We'd been asked to write a reference which we did, but we had to ask how to spell his name for it. So "whathisname" who sounded like Sami is actually called...... Senebi! I know there was NO hope of ever getting that with his accent and the fact he uses the word "likewise" in almost every sentence - out of context! So when we arrived ...
... Lankan people and the culture, is there appearance of utter existential calm. Their ability to control their emotions at all times and deliberately chose to "be happy" and take every situation with a smile. Apparently even car crashes I've been told – have got to pick up some of this inner calm.
The cultural shock sort of kicked in, driving though the overly crowded streets of Maharagama where the lines on the road seem to be considered decorations and ...