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- Swimming pool
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- Free parking
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FRANGIPANI, FORTS and FISHERMAN. BRIEF HISTORY. Galle and its medieval walled town has been described as 'many shards of precious stones which make this splendid jewel' which is the Fort and its richness of many cultures. The majority of Fort inhabitants are Muslims descended from the early Arab traders, whereas most of Sri Lanka residents are Buddhist overall. About 160 residents live within the fort walls along a handful of cobble-stoned streets leading to many tiny and ...
... especially as they don't have to provide food on a Saturday. As we hadn't been there much for the last week it was nice to have some Sri Lankan food and feel part of the family again. Even though we got to Galle you could tell straight away the fort part of it, where we were staying, was soo different from anywhere else we had been so far, colonised with a rather European feel and very little traffic around we could also hear the sea. Arriving at ...
... is our host mum and is such a lovely person. She stays at home during the day, preparing our lunch and washing our clothes like our mums back home! They have a 10 year old daughter, Vinuji who is a grade 5 at the local school. It is Vinuji's school where I have been working at this past week, teaching English to grades 1 and grade 2. They are so lovely and welcoming! Every morning they wave and shout "Good Morning Ellie" or "Good Morning Teacher". I'm quite ...
... shop called barefoot where I witnessed a terrible tantrum by a young English girl not dissimilar to girl from Willy Wonker - "Daddy I want a pony" - it was so bad I had to leave before I suggested to the mother she contact Super Nanny or offered a free lesson on how to say "no"............ We had lunch at the Amangalla hotel, a converted 17th century town house (more like mansion) that was just beautiful and I ordered a salad with goats cheese and got more than ...
... definitely not a mother/daughter room.
It didn’t take us long to settle in and enjoy the resort lifestyle - cocktail hour and entertainment commenced at 6pm then at 7.30pm our driver returned to take us to a nearby restaurant pre-booked by A & N. Once again they excelled in choosing yet another great restaurant in an amazing location. I don’t think I’ll forget the jumbo prawns I ordered - they were like small lobsters but tasted ...