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... and its inhabitants (this is where we discovered Roti man). The book is exquisitely illustrated with quirky maps by local artists and was introduced at the Annual Galle Literary Festival. Juliet was a young British Foreign Correspondent and photo-journalist who has also lived in Australia, was sent undercover to Burma then thrust into the middle of post-tsunami Sri Lanka in 2004, reporting on the destruction and tragic loss of lives from within the sanctuary of Galle Fort, ...
This evening Annie, Patricia, Paige, John M and John B ventured out in search of an authentic Sri Lankan dinner. We crammed into two tuktuks and were driven into the Dutch Fort area. The first restaurant we tried had been Westernized, but they kindly recommended another restaurant nearby. The restaurant was called "Mamas" and it was in ...
... experience. I did get to see a 4 day old baby turtle though! From this we headed to Mirissa which had the most beautiful beach ever.... No exaggeration! Surprise surprise I got burnt again. But thankfully it's gradually turning into a tan now! On Sunday we explored the Dutch Fort which is just on the outskirts of the city. It's a really beautiful place and we've already visited it since then. I'm looking forward to the week ahead and exploring Galle a bit more! ...
This morning I'm assigned to 'street kids' nursery. This project was set up by the teacher who after 18 years is still there. Don't be too put off by the name these kids don't actually live on the streets. When the charity was first started by Mrs Vagira, now 48, she would go out and collect the children living on the street to let them have a few hours of learning an play in a safe environment. This area is one if the poorest ...
... a while I start to feel a bit self conscious. Meanwhile Amy is otherwise engaged in the dressing room, I retreat to this area as 10 pairs of eyes follow me I whisper 'Amy they're staring at me', before getting distracted by Lorena and Marco appearing with their purchases. I pay for my new elephant print trousers and leave feeling happy with how the shopping trip went.
After we return to the hotel, Lorena and Marco decide to take a trip to the Gem factory so I tag along. ...