Mr Spiceeeey Man

Trip Start Mar 17, 2010
Trip End Jul 31, 2010

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Chamara Guesthouse

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Today's the day Rich's asbestos mouth was finally given the recognition it deserves after he was officially christened "Mr Spicey Man" by the guesthouse cook who laid down the gauntlet with his hottest curry for Rich to sample after Rich complained his food was too mild.  It barely registered on the burn on the way in scorch on the way out scale apparently. For those Mighty Boosh fans out there this guy sounded exactly like the crack fox - with a maniac laugh to boot!

However the heat did lay us low in other ways - we've never sweated so much in all our lives climbing 200m Sigiriya (Lion Rock) in the searing midday sun - what's more we weren't allowed to sweat with dignity; instead we were accompanied up the rock by a group of young Sri Lankans who wanted to practise their English. The rather one sided conversation went something like this.."Very hot today" "Yes it is" "Your shirt very wet" "Yes it is" Your skin very red" "Yes it is"...think you get the picture!  If only their English was good enough to pay head to the following:


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