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On Thursday evening I met with Sanuri from Cocal Cola and her friend and we went to the cinema and for dinner. The cinema was a fun experience, with a break half way through and signs in 3D popping up throughout to warn that smoking was indeed 'injurious to health'. We went to a German restaurant for dinner, the Bavarian. The chicken and mushroom pie was a nice treat and a good alternative to four weeks of rice! On Friday I ...
... Boulevard a small, upscale mall where I spent some time at a great bookshop (Vijitha Yapa). I also tried a ulundi vadai, a typical Sri Lankan street food made with flour and onions. Fortunately, I was successful in three-wheeling my way around the city, and whilst not such a life-or-death experience as I've had in Delhi or Ho Chi Minh City, travelling by tuk tuk is definitely ubiquitous with Sri Lanka, and an experience in ...
... br> Although I'm noticing Sri Lankans tend to butt in line a bit. Not in front of anyone else but us, "stupid tourists" :)
We tried to find a market and walked around the Fort area a little.
One area that might have been a market was closed, and another area by the train station was just getting set up and mostly had stalls full of mens clothing.
Angela wanted to check out a museum, so we headed to a ...
... 11 we'd had enough so went to the Curzon to hear the port talk on Reunion, the port after Mauritius. It's part of France so will be weird to see French signs and car registrations in the Indian Ocean, like Martinique but a lot further from France. Interesting port talk, don't think we'll be doing much swimming though as Bull, Tiger and Great White sharks are prevalent in the waters :-( Looks a nice place though with ...
... nibbles" (many of them complete meals) on offer there. Well, I fancied it, I had worked out that even "posh" food was effectively a tenth of what I would pay at home and well within budget so here goes. I had been doing fairly well with my daily allowance despite the obscene "white man" fee at the zoo earlier on in the day. Upstairs I go and here is what happened and it was frankly unbelievable. Again, the VT tip forms the basis of this post.
"I have mentioned ...
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