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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 ...
Woke up to fine weather - yeah! Breaky of roti (looked more like a rissole) daal and tomato & onion salad and fresh fruit platter. Pretty ordinary after some of the amazing food we've had. Back to room for a while and then to beach for swim ... The water is just beautiful but waves can be rough and there seems to be current and undertow at times. Then to local restaurant (on main road) for chicken kohtu and mixed (chicken, fish ...
We had a bit of a lie in on our second day in Mirissa and then went to find some breakfast. Despite the service being slow the day before, we went back to the place we had lunch in the day before because the Jaffles were so good. This was a big mistake - the service was even slower and Kim got quite upset when they got her order wrong. On the plus side, I very much enjoyed my Jaffle! After the second chance though, there ...
... effects of the cyclone in India) but sunday was the usual blistering sunshine so topped my tan up a bit which had started to fade!
Looking forward to coming home now - but also apprehensive - I've got so used to life here!
People will want to admit ME in England when I walk around saying hello to strangers and telling everyone where I'm going and where I'm from....
Hope all is well over in cooooooold, windy England!