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... into a violent sandy, fizzy spin-cycle, and then ploughs you into the beach - fantastic fun tho'.
Mirissa is primarily a fishing town, and all along the bays are small boats hauled up onto the sand, most are shaped like a deep narrow canoe which barely has room for one leg inside (!), the othe leg has to be perched on a pole or net lashed onto the outriggers, and the whole thing is steered into the crashing surf with a long paddle at the back. - I watch the ...
... us back to our van. The views on our drive were amazing. They would have looked so much better against a blue blue sky but nothing that can be done about the weather. It made our hikes muddy and slippery but the waterfalls were spectacular as a result. It seemed that whenever we passed a fast flowing river or waterfall along the road, there would be a bunch of car washes set up as they just poached the water from the river. The tea plantations that clung to the hillside looked ...
... I gave both of the girls diamond necklaces set in a heart, to which I told them that no matter where any of us lives in the world, I will always love them. Cue tears. At the airport in London, I anxiously awaited my flight to Colombo. I was poorly prepared for this trip and hadn't done much planning... And in a fashion true to my natural tendencies, the universe sent me a gift. My airplane seat-mate was the head of Sri Lankan tourism in London. This was ...
... us back to Mirissa just in time to get a late dinner before the restaurants closed (thank god, we were starving!)
By the time we got to bed a big storm had rolled in. The thunder was deafening and the rain was relentless, so a sleepless night was had!
Day 9 & 10 We were planning to go whale watching today, but with the storm that was beating us up through the night we decided against it. I didn't want to be out on a boat if a storm like that came in again! ...
... The shape of the pan means that you get a thick hopper at the bottom, whilst the edges go crispy like a crepe.
We had another lazy morning (at least what was left of it) at the hotel, as I once again made use of having a balcony to get some writing done. We had a late lunch at the same place as the day before and having been envious of Kim's wrap, ordered one myself. It did not disappoint. Kim had mentioned quite ...