Kalathil Lake Resort
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- Minbar in room
- Tennis Court
- Continental Breakfast
- Outdoor pool
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... the ceiling. These long strips of wood with material attached are pulled by the punkhawallah who sat outside the church and pulled the controlling rope.
As as we joined Mr Mihtoul at the car Angela was presented with a birthday cake which was very nice of him. How he knew it was her birthday I don't know.
Next we went to see the the dhoby or launderette. This was not on the usual route but because it was Saturday we could not go to ...
... day. Next, a delicious snack in the most popular restaurant in the area, including a delicious aubergine coconut dish. Then phoebe gave us all a quick lesson in bridge...quite a tricky game it turns out! We then went and found a man with a tuk tuk to drive us around the major sites, including Ye Jewish graveyard, spice factory where we bough some tea and spices after some vicious debate of prices, 2 temples, the palace which we just saw ...
... merchant assures you that they would gladly ship anything to your home abroad! I am sure I will get weak before our time is up! We found a fairly good restaurant right by the water with a nice view of 2 islands, the fishing boats and all the ships going out to the sea. A large bottle of beer costs US$ 2,50, a filling meal of fried rice about $ 2. You can imagine how little people earn. On Monday was a general strike because the government has cut the fuel subsidies. The ...
... gently from palaces to spice factories and from busy temples (which made us happy) to the ceremonial elephant (whose chains made us sad.) At one point, Sonny asked if we would mind visiting a shop, explaining that they offer books to drivers in exchange for delivering tourists to their door. This unusual tactic of asking, was such a refreshing change that we agreed and spent half an hour earnestly inspecting Jewellery and carvings we had no intention of buying. Fort ...
... which was an easy way to wake up to our day; the yoga hall was open aired, set in the gardens and the view of the steep hills lined with tea plants and also tall trees was a really beautiful to look at, particularly at the end of the session when the morning sun was properly risen and the bird calls were peaking. After Yoga, some tasty freshly prepared breakfasts of curry fragranced with spices collected from the gardens we took walks in the area, and one morning took ...