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Travel Blogs from Galle
... I passed the colourful fish market right by the harbour, and finally had to deal with my first tout. He apparently was a chef in one of the restaurants just up the street from my hotel, but then suddenly lost interest in chatting when I didn't want to go see jungle beach in a tuk-tuk, and instead persisted to go to the market. Considering that in India I generally couldn't set foot outside my hotel without being accosted, ...
Woke up to feeling like i am a massive horrible ****. Soooo so rough. It didnt help i was in a manky hostel and had been bitten almost to death while i slept. Blaine felt rough to so we decided to check out. I wanted to make a quick get away so that tuk tuk driver didnt manage to find us again, unfortunately galle fort is a pretty small place and he did managed to find us just wandering around. This tuk tuk driver actually just ****** me off now, telling us hes a ...
... Agra (Jaideep - Jaipur & Chiv - Amritsar) MAGICAL MOMENT: First sight of Golden Temple (tracking and seeing T24 Tiger & Taj experience) BEST RESTAURANT: Suvarna Mahal at Rambagh (fine dining on top deck of Taj Lake Palace & Spice Route in the Imperial) BEST JOURNEY: Jodhpur to Udaipur- with Mahender (train ride from Bharatpur & rickshaw ride in Old Delhi) That's it ...
... and order "Shex on ze Beech!" cocktails.
The beach is lovely, although very crowded, and the sea is gorgeously light blue, clear and warm. Vendors selling mango, pineapple and papaya ply their trade alongside souvenir sellers, masseurs, palm readers and even snake charmers with a monkey on a leash.
The following day we take a longer ride up the coast to Hikkaduwa and a quite incredible beach. It's vast and the kind of palm-fringed, ...
... people in the Galle area alone. In fact one of our friends had been staying at a hotel inside the fort that day and chosen to linger over a coffee while other guests headed to the beach. The stone walls protected the UNESCO listed old town - and him - while all around was destroyed. Those fellow guests never returned from their morning swim... Our hotel is also within the old town walls and named the Fort Printers, having previously been an old Dutch ...