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... Lanka's beach culture is so laid back that you just walk through one of the many open-air restaurants on your way to the beach, and plunk yourself down on a beach chair. There's no one charging for renting a chair or access to the beach- it's a refreshing change from the tout-heavy beaches we've visited.
We spent a few hours playing in the water, and then headed back when the afternoon downpour hit (note: next time, remember the laundry hanging on ...
... had told him that I'd booked one night a hostel in Unawatuna (beach town) just so I'd have a destination to rest at after the long flight. And this was the start of my adventure. Really. Unawatuna was like Toad's Wild Ride in Disneyland. In true snobby-backpacker style, when I arrived in Sri Lanka, I briskly passed (with feigned confidence) the line of taxi drivers asking 'where You going!?' and headed to the local bus stand. I hopped on... Hoping that my ...
Dan and I took a sweaty emotionally draining bus ride up the coast to Galle. We had seriously considered skipping it and just staying in tangella due to the lovely hospitality. I'm really happy we didn't though. Galle is a beautiful city. We stayed within the walls of an old Dutch fort. It is very colonial and is almost like a miniature Europe surrounded by palm trees and a sri Lankan city. It's very artistic, mist shops are art, jewelry, gem or photography oriented and ...
... when suddenly the calm was broken by an excitable squeal from Kim - there were turtles swimming in the ocean right in front of us. Bizarrely, most people seemed fairly disinterested, but the three of us must have watched the turtles for about half an hour to an hour, even paddling near them at one point. It felt pretty special to have that kind of experience when we were essentially just sitting in the pub!
We had a bit of a bar crawl along the beach, ...
I am so bad at this blog thing that all entries seem to have the same date!! Today has been lovely (as everyday is). There is nothing like rushing onto a bus, ensuring both feet are off the ground before it departs, to invigorate the senses first thing on a Sunday morning!! We then sped off to Galle to do a little bit of Christmas shopping. Ben and the kids went to find a ...
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