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Travel Blogs from Galle
... who wanted to work with them. I'm so glad we decided to work in the boys unit and weren't put off by the murderer who was supposedly amongst the boys! If I was able to spend more time in Galle, I'd want to return to schools and work more with older children (as now their term tests are over) and then in the afternoons visit the boys and progress with their english learning. During my time in Sri Lanka, I've worked with children and young adults aged 6-19 and I ...
Sri Lanka’s south coast was badly hit by the December 2004 tsunami. Although Galle’s old town was spared by the high stone walls surrounding it, some of the video footage that made world news was from the bus station outside the walls that was badly inundated by the waves. There are currently few indications of the tsunami except for memorials in some towns and at places of particular carnage. The official death toll in ...
... it is because my whole body is sunburnt (whoopsies, soz gran). This girl is on fiyaaaaa! In our sunburnt state (Emily's was worse than mine!) we had to travel down to Galle, squished into a van that was too small! We thought the journey was one hour long but turned out to be three or four hours long! We didn't arrive until midnight so we met the mother and father of the family we are staying with but the little girl ...
... milk. We had an absolutely amazing dinner of egg hoppers some mushy stuff and chicken curry ( which tasted like korma) with some flat bread. Janaka gave a speech as two of the volunteers are leaving tomorrow which will leave 6, 5 at the start of next week as another leaves on Sunday. I am very tired so apologies for any spelling mistakes, I must now go to sleep with my friends to keep me company....ants...lots of 'em! Night ...
... bar that we were in last night. Quelle Surprise, we ended up having another beer with them in there, though this was very much a leisurely beer, I was in no hurry to have a skinful again. We got one more beer to takeaway and had that back at the hostel, as a quiet end to a very quiet day. There were some new arrivals in the hostel, from Berlin, so we chatted to them for a bit, before taking an early night.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet