The Sun House
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... when I passed they would
all stick their heads out of the window and call out ‘How are you?!’ over and
over. I was carrying my white coat and stethoscope which promoted me from ‘Sir’
to ‘Doctor’ in the calls of the tuk-tuk drivers touting for business. I plowed
on in a quest to economise and soon found my way onto the 381 bus to Karapitiya
hospital which takes around 20 minutes and costs 7.5 pence! After registering
and making ...
... 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, ...
... lunch. It was pouring with rain and continued to for the rest of the day. We had a special dinner at a really lovely restaurant called kingfisher. The others had booked ahead because they'd heard it was really nice. There were big tables on the beach set up under white marquees, and there were about 8 of us. It was really nice to have a big group for dinner, everyone was happy and festive, and although they didn't know each other very well, they'd all ...
... boat safari tour tomorrow. Obviously he asks for money for his sick mother too. Several times over. In really badly broken English. Trapped much? Trapped totally. He's actually a really nice guy but I could do without the attention. It only gets marginally better when he asks if I like Bob Marley and ganja. Relieved at understanding something he says I reply with my story of growing ganja. He's mightily impressed. But doesn't shut up. We come into Galle, ...