The Fort Printers
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Outdoor pool
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A stylish and sophisticated haven in the middle of the old town
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Dawn in the valley of Warwick Gardens is a quietly beautiful thing to behold, arising as we do for our early morning departure. There is dew on the grass and condensation on the windows but the clouds have cleared overnight and the sun dapples through the trees and illuminates the plantation below us. A warming breakfast of porridge with …
The next few days take on a gentle rhythm and routine as we sink into a relaxing mixture of tropical beach days and pleasant evening wandering.
While Galle itself has no beach to speak of, it sits at the heart of Sri Lanka's stunning coastline featuring some of the best beaches in the world. The easiest way to reach them is by tuk tuk and …
It's easy to see why people fall in love with Galle; it has a quiet calm and historic charm that makes wandering the little walled town a delight. Outside the fortified ramparts lies an urban sprawl that was heavily destroyed by the terrible wrath of the sea a decade ago, and has been rebuilt to be a typically modern south-east Asian city, but …
This morning we left the wilds of Yala and commenced a four hour journey to Galle. En route we stopped off at a small turtle hatchery - where some turtles had hatched two days ago. They were so tiny and to think in two days time they'll be released into the sea is crazy. Any eggs there volunteers find or eggs they buy off the black market dealers …
... or a final afternoon of sunbathing. Whether this put some unexpected pressure on him or not we will never know, but he left our hotel like a formula 1 driver leaving the pits.
He then roared down the road to Galle like a man demented. We tried to mention that there was not that much hurry but he had slipped out of receiving mode completely and with a manic smirk set about reaching our target in the shortest possible time. There was no limit to his daring ...