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... door and air con and were served breakfast on our balcony overlooking the sea. On the first night we ate a huge Parrot Fish - so called because of it's parrot like colourings and the fact that it has a beak! It was quite a tough fish and rather chewy. The second night we had a Butter Fish and a Red Snapper, both were beautiful and we went to bed suitably stuffed. A good ...
... and passed a number of guest houses. The road was a mix of concrete, interlocked bricks, dirt and washed our dirt. Our driver had to slow often, particularly at the turns where a lot of tooting seemed sufficient to negate any liability if there was a head on. We eventually arrived at the Lagoon Paradise resort and were met by an upbeat bunch of young guys. The cool towels were welcome and soon served as pretend cricket balls that we bowled back to one of the guys, keen ...
... hotel and local area and I am sure the psychological scars may never heal..... In the afternoon we arrived at our hotel on the beach and enjoyed a sunset swim in the ocean. A bit like Bali there are women selling sarongs on the beach who want you to buy from them. Whilst i tried concentrating on breaking waves and strong currents they whip out numerous colours and styles from the shore. Eventually you will give one the thumbs up - it's well worth the 600 ...
Today we set off on our final day of door to door cyling and it was door to bus. We had to cover extra km today to reach the coast and there were some serious road works around the construction of a new freeway and building for the CHOGM conference in months time, so all the bikes were loaded on the bus for the first time. Before this we again left the safety of the electric fence to ride ...
... the foodstuff we both miss the most from home. No matter, the rest of breakfast was a veritable feast, and we spent the next few hours slipping between lounger, chair and sea. Later that afternoon after checking the Lions squad announcement (Warburton as captain - meh) we decided to take a bus along the coast to the city of Galle. The hour long trip was notable only for the moment where we came closest to dying on this trip so far - how Sri Lankan bus drivers think that ...