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... don't really know ten that well. In the end they had 1300 people arrive at their wedding, and after the ceremony they had to stand and greet and kiss everyone. I think it would probably spoil the day, they said they zone out after a while and it gets a little annoying. I can imagine! I'd have a face like thunder after 20! The berths are pretty much the same in these trains as there were in the other train, I was on top bunk this time, wasn't too bad! ...
... our own wee paradise! Our accommodation was a picturesque little beach hut, with its own little hammock out front, in a brilliant forrest maze just off the beach. So close in fact that we wake up to the sound of crashing waves. The complex has two lovely restaurants, provides free water, breakfast, afternoon chai tea and cake as well as the best service you're ever likely to find, and all this for a mere £13 a ...
... we met up with Andrea and Elaine to help us purchase a phone and also look at saris and jewelry. This was our treat for the day. We purchased the phone but we have to wait 24 hours for the SIM card to be activated. We did look at some outfits and jewelry to get an idea of what we wanted to buy later. When we returned to the hotel, we were so tired! We made a bee line to dinner, to our rooms, shower and then ...
... the beach. Part of a film or, more likely, advertisement was being filmed. Huge lights and unidentifiable film structures were set up on a small square of beach. In the centre of this a group of scantily clad Indian ladies and men performed a poorly choreographed dance. We watched, along with a horde of others, as the same few moves were endlessly repeated. One of the pieces involved using beach towels as a sort of gymnast's ribbon. It was just awful, but entertaining ...
* Sophie and I have at times found the visible lack of women around unnerving and frustrating. There often seems to be packs of men walking around who although don't act sleazy the constant staring and heckling gets to us!
* the roads are also a constant surprise. What on the map says is a major road ends up being a dirt road full of potholes and takes us 3 hours to cover 50km. Then what we think is a small backstreet road ends up being a brand new wide smooth quiet ...
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