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... also the water was cooler than most other places. We spent our only full day lounging around on the beach, keeping cool in the water. After our successful train ride in the hill country we were optimistic and excited about getting the coastal train line to Colombo. We were told the train was leaving at 10.30am so we arrived at 9.30 to be sure, unfortunately for us we were told ...
We have an exciting morning today!!! Full drill in case of pirate attack. Been on deck to check out defences. Have been speaking to one of the ships officers and getting the low down. There are Water hoses all around deck 7, also there are 2 sonic defence systems that send out a high pitch sound but it will only travel away from the ship and has quite a range. This is the sort of sound that will make anyone in the vicinity back ...
... now since my retirement I have considered
myself to be a traveller and musician in no particular order but to
actually write it in an official document and have it so graciously
accepted as a valid entity really pleased me. It just felt like I had
been accepted into some sort of club or something. Stupid I know but
little things like that just make me happy.
It put me in mind of a
time on the East Coast of Australia back in 1991 when ...
... more so when we walked into our room. Despite attempting to carry my own bags, some chap nearly gave himself a hernia by insisting on carrying them to the room for us. We suspect he wanted a tip for this, as he grinned at us after dropping them in the room. We grinned back and eventually he left. After all, Rob would have been quicker carrying them himself and he had insisted. The exercise will have done him the world of good.
Later Emma's parents arrived ...
... between strangers. At last, our faith is restored. You have to talk to everyone who approaches you as they must just be genuine. 9 out of 10 are touts but the 1 in 10 can be really nice.
We jump off at Matara and into a tuk tuk to the Beach Inns hotel in Madiha (small town half way between Matara and Mirissa). A short 5km ride away.
The Beach Inns was recommended to us by the lady we met at the Lake Edge hotel in Tissa. Its a nice place ...
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