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... It attracts many artists and writers, who all fall in love with the relaxed lifestyle and incredible community. The Fort was built by the Portuguese in 1588, but heavily fortified by the Dutch in the 17th century with walls of granite, coral and ballast from shipwrecks. There are still remnants of the moat later closed by the British. Two portcullised entry gates have ornamental crests above the imposing archways. The height and width of the walls protected the residents from ...
... we knew we should have a fairly good party as was a nice hotel with a mix of people and could see the sea from most places. Turns out that the people who had invited us were pretty much running it so all had free entry as well as free drinks, I did buy a couple of drinks as I hadn't realised, and also not only did I not want to drink much but it just felt a bit wrong making people I don't really know keep buying me drinks, but was so nice to have a couple ...
... lazy to learn another language. They feel that because they already know the main language, English, then if they need to communicate with others then all they need to do is speak English. At times even I feel this, even when on holiday in France! Although I know some French, I would hesitate to speak it normally as I know waiters or waitresses know enough English for us to communicate- very ignorant of me!! The school is enormous! It is the largest Buddhist ...
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After 3 days in Galle and even more besotted with the town than on our first visit, we moved on to Kataragama to the east. Again, we are grateful that Rohan suggested we go there as otherwise we might have missed it. It is close to Yala National Park but also has an important
After 3 months we have had our fill of temples but Kataragama is an important pilgrimage town and at 7pm each evening (and a couple ...
... host; fresh fruit juice on arrival.
After getting settled I made my way through the meandering roadways to get to the entrance to the beach which I have to say did take my breath away. Definitely it is a much bigger beach then Unawatuna with much fewer resorts, restaurants and bars. The surf was also much bigger here because of the large bay the beach is on. I walked the whole length of the beach taking stock and first ...