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... I told Kim we would have a carpet. So no matter how much it cost, we were taking the carpet!!!!!
When we arrived at the airport, we found out that our flight was delayed by two and a half hours!!! We now were going to arrive in Sri Lanka very late!! We had planned on a 7:00 train to Kandy. I don’t think we will make that one! This was easily the warmest flight I have ever been on!!!! They cooled the plane for the first half hour and it got hotter. It was too hot ...
... called mouldy fish!
Bruno showed us how to eat properly with our right hand ( you kind of flick the food into your mouth with your thumb) and the whole experience felt authentic. The combination of clammy skin and fibrous air borne husks resulted in me returning to the hotel with a slightly Neanderthal look to my arms and neck. Jumped in the pool, had a read and then we all headed out in the warm night air for a light local rice meal and a Lion beer.
... everyone else I saw in there was a
seafarer. The chap in the image approached me and asked, in perfect
English, if he could join me. Sure, no problem, I know Sri Lankans are
very hospitable and love a chat as do I. He started to telling me that
he was the Harbour Master which I found a little odd. Why would the
Harbour Master be drinking in the Seafarers Club, it seemed a little
implausible although his English was excellent even ...
... Sorry kind of went on a rant here! But I'm glad I'm not alone here. Victoria and I have lots of good times. In the evenings we go into Colombo and look around. On Friday there was a big event with some United Nations diplomats there. We had some cultural events, and I had to do a speech about my volunteer experience in Sri Lanka. Overall, it was a really nice day. I hope I will be able to share some nice positive stories in my next post! Take ...
Not much to note here - after a painful journey from Goa I was just pleased to be in a bed on the first night. My flight from Chennai was delayed by a good few hours after having already enduring my planned 5hr stop over in the world's most basic international airport but eventually I left the tarmac with 25mins left on my India visa - phew. There was talk of the flight not leaving ...