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... taking, it was a nice piece of history to see and strangely quiet.
We experienced some heavy rain around 5pm, just as we were about to head out for a walk, which cooled things down a little. Once it passed, we wandered around the Forte and watched a beautiful sunset. We also ate our first western meal in a month and now remember why we eat local food!
... trees. We also discover a couple of fabulous bars, despite Galle's nightlife being essentially non-existent. The Hammock Bar in the Old Dutch Hospital is fun and quirky, being exactly as described but it's the newly-opened Living Room that is a jaw-dropper; a deliriously funky bar-club-gallery-treasure trove that intrigues and delights every where you look. The brainchild of three Swedish designers it is crammed with sumptuous furniture, fabulous art, quirky objects, ...
... time as I had a few days to spare and I am glad I did. My little abode is a stunning old Dutch house right near the light house and the mosque so I am sure I will be called to prayer in the morning. When I first arrived it was all sunshine and happiness but after a cheese roti and fresh passion fruit juice the clouds went dark and the storm hit which lasted all of 30 minutes but it has made way for a pretty stunning sunset ...
... Carnaby Street in London! Guess where I'll be buying my fresh tea from now on!
Since our tuk tuk tour our journey has been crazy - I felt like I was living through a strange Sri Lankan version of Little Miss Sunshine. Lots of people getting into a van, lots of people getting out, then lots of people getting back in! It's been the most hysterical couple of days.
EO's summary: Writing this many days later as the ...
... so the King had him murdered on
21st August 1640. His poor wife arrived after his murder and so turned
straight round to return home.
Be careful who you deal with!
You cannot actually enter the bastion but it is interesting to look at it and learn about the history."
So that is the story of Akersloot and the unfortunate Coster, so now you know. There is plenty more still to see in the Fort and I am having a productive day today so stay tuned.