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Couple of rainy hours in Hikkaduwa - it is a perfect time for writing the blog. As well this time is useful for taking a shower and calling parents. May be good for cup of tea and random chat with smiley hotel staff. Under this thunderstorm everything and everyone get refreshed and being getting ready for all the rest, which is happening outside of …
... to look forward to we would probably have had a look round and enjoyed some lunch there!
But, with another long journey ahead we found the #02 bus to Galle and hopped aboard, this time choosing a 3-seater and happily remaining the only 2 on the 3-seater the entire journey!
We arrived back in Hikkaduwa (at the beach) about 3 hours later and this time chose the other end of the resort (though luckily as our happy bar is half way along we stopped there ...
I headed down to the beach after realising there was so much more I could do with my time before Ben comes. I went to hikkaduwa, where some boys from the hostel had gone the day earlier. I forgot to look at the train timetable so ended up spending three hours waiting for the next train. I wandered around the markets in pettah, got some food and visited the Dutch museum. It was a beautiful old building and the man at the front had to open and close up ...
... Found it on our walk this morning and part owned by Aussie named James. Dami (cook) greeted us and phoned James who joined us for lunch ... 3 lion lager with whole fried fish, aubergine curry, bean curry, potato curry and chicken curry with rice and papadams which cost $25 but worth every mouthful. Downfall were the flies too many of them which became really envying! We're there a few hours then walked back to resort feeling ...
... notice the lighthouse, it is certainly big enough at 26.5 metres. Unlike it's sister building in Colombo
this structure is still operational although it is nowhere near as old and, frankly, not quite as aesthetically pleasing. Nor is it anywhere near as old as the old Colombo light. Although an original structure wasbuilt on this site in 1848 it was destroyed by fire in 1934 and the
present light dates ...