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A comfortable nights stay at "Mountain Garden Guesthouse" strangely named as it's not on a hill nor in a garden, made for a relaxed start to the day. The days events were slow to say the least as my caffeine withdrawal had kicked in hard and I was zombie like. Ushered along by Kate's motivation and energy, we decided to splurge out and book a …
... 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 ...
... in my bikini with just a tank top and shorts on top which was probably slightly under dressed but I was comfy and it was fine to wear close to a beach. At around 6.30 Cat, Holly, Danielle and I decided that we'd had enough and would go back to our hostel room for a bit. We actually got two triple rooms so it was nice that as only a few of us went back we were able to sleep comfortably. Cat and I got up about 10ish to go and have some breakfast and ...
Our last stop in Sri Lanka was in Mirissa to go whale watching. Apparently you have the best chance at seeing Blue whales around this area. It was a very smooth day on the ocean and we cruised the ocean for a total of 6 hours. I saw 3 turtles and were lucky enough to see a blue whale! Jay didn't go as she is partial to seasickness. A blue whale dives for about 12 minutes before surfacing for about ...
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 ...