Secret Garden Villa
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Room service
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... We noted that there were no other guests in the other rooms, so I haggled the owner's 4000/night asking price (about $29 USD) down to 3000 (about $22 USD) (side note: I love to haggle. It is a blood sport I engage in with gusto. However, since we've not bought anything on this trip, I have been sadly starved of this hobby until this moment).
After we settled in to our guesthouse, we explored the small village. We're about a 5-minute walk to the beach, ...
... the final couple overs their batsmen really showed up and they won the game. By this time it was almost midnight and I had definitely drunken myself sober. It was really exciting at the end when England pulled out the win and the Sri Lankans were so gracious and full of congratulations. I heard it is not like this when the teams play South Africa but these two teams and their fans seemed to have a great relationship. So.....I really enjoyed getting to see this but I still ...
... were juniors doing warm up drills, their mothers sitting in the shade of the stands talking in a scene typical of cricket training anywhere in the world. Some very young boys were playing with a ball and stick nearby, hitting the ball in our direction keen to be noticed. Running by with beaming smiles and eyes flashing in our direction. Jenny and I decided to get out of the heat and head back for a swim. We had the place to ourselves, apart from the monkeys and birds. ...
... me as we walked off down the road, but I was done with practical jokes (particularly those at my expense) and was ready for a beer to calm the nerves! About 5 minutes after we had sat down, who should walk in, but our friend with the "steel plate in his neck". I was on edge, but this time I managed to escape unscathed. After quite a few late nights, we finished a bit early on this occasion, as everyone was feeling pretty tired.
... out of the way it's time for the days events, sorry to bore you. Our decision not to get air con the night before was a foolish one, as our room had heated rocks in the corner and a fat Swedish man basting away and thus turned into a sauna, Yes very little sleep was had between the fan blasting above for take off and the sticky heat. So first thing on the agenda was coffee as always and aircon! With that done it was time to head into the Galle ...