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... the ground. Surrounded by vehicles coming from all directions which frequently miss you by a hair's breadth it is a case of hold on tight and hope for the best! Our driver was very skilled though and was able to weave in and out with what seemed to be the greatest of ease.
The driver dropped us near the ground and, as before, security checks took place in the street some way away from the ground itself. Once ...
... to go on about us not being able to get back into India for us just to say, “no, we’re not coming back, we just want to leave” and after an explanation from someone who seemed to know what we were saying, after about 10minutes we finally moved on.
The flight itself landed 25minutes early! but for me it was the flight from hell. I cried for the first time of the trip (not linked to tv or books): whilst my stomach had decided it liked ...
... The crowd were going crazy and the stadium wasn't even full, I can not wait for Wednesday. Unfortunately I had to leave early due to travelling plans north, back to Negombo but I had, had another brilliant day so, couldn't complain to much. The journey took about 2 hours, well a round trip of 3 and a half, the traffic was horrific. I made it in one piece on my own to the Marine Tourist Guest house, right next to the beach but that will have to wait until tomorrow as it's pitch ...
... and the beautiful Anoushka, making, wrapping and boxing up our wedding cake favours. A few fraught trips to get Shal's wedding outfits made up (including a very angry tuk tuk driver who did not appreciate the hour long wait outside the shop, can't understand why myself...!) meant that the important jobs were thankfully done before the big day.
Thursday morning, and the crack of dawn saw aunty Rosita hosting a beautiful Buddhist blessing
at her home. ...
... way down was surprisingly hard. It was harder than the ascent for us as our legs quickly began to ache. We made our way down pretty quickly, as this seemed to hurt less, but my legs shook like jelly every time we paused. We enjoyed seeing the surrounding scenery that we couldn’t see the night before. We were surrounded by thick green forest and hills and, when we got down far enough, we got a good view of Adam’s Peak. We also stopped to see the Peace Pagoda- ...
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- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting