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We flew to Columbo but didn't want to stay there as we'd heard it wasn't very nice so we booked a guest house a few miles out of the city by the coast in a town called Mount Lavinia. From the name I pictured a nice quaint little coastal town but instead we arrived at what can only be described as a run down town with a dirty beach. Luckily we had only booked to stay here for one night. Travelling the 30 odd Kilometres from the airport ...
... a tight wrap fairly spicy but I liked it, got to get used to spice here. And then basically a big doughnut which slightly looks like a Cornish pasty which was well needed. In the afternoon we were meant to be going to a project, at one of Sri Lanka's Youth Centres, however when we got there, they were having a celebration for the new year, and I believe also because the man in charge had just got married that morning. Travelling to the project ...
... get some lunch. SURPRISE SURPRISE......we managed to arrive in Colombo on the 1st day they have had rain in 3 months!!!! It's just our luck that we would leave Seattle in the pouring down rain only to arrive in on the other side of the world in RAIN!! It was absolutely pouring down rain which eliminated sitting by the pool and walking around. So......Don and I decided to head to one of the hotel bars and wait it out. 3 ...
... worst case, I'll just have to wait until I get home and load them all then.
The scenes being shot were a two-hander between a woman and a younger man. I speak no Sinhalese but apparently things were not right between them, well not according to the script anyway as they were great friends offstage. With the light fading and after shooting was over, the crew and the two actors all wandered over in between setting out and I had a great chat with all of ...
... 25sek/2,5 gbp), the magical view of fireflies flying around in the djungle by the dark around the elephants where i volunteered, rani (the super nice elephant i helped out with while volunteering), the tuktuks ready to take you everywhere you want, freshly made pineapple juice, passion fruit juice and much more. på ...