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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... are plentiful. Naughty monkeys chase crows in the tall trees. There are wonderful stories of goatherds, whose animals shared their tiny family home and years ago there was a pig sty to supply pork to the wealthy Dutch merchants. JULIET COOMBS and her amazing book 'Around the Fort in 80 lives. This book was mentioned to me on the first morning by Oliver our charming young manager at the hotel. He lent me the hotel copy but we have since bought our own as it is a treasure trove of ...
... to Colombo.
From the train we saw the countryside, crossed every town on the coast to Colombo (including the big town of Galle where we had more carriages added), and enjoyed the journey with the sea right by our side. Once we arrived in Colombo Fort station the platforms were fully packed with people, all wearing very colourful clothes and saris. We exited the station and walked to our hotel which we had booked not too far.
... and friendly. I'm looking forward to visiting the home again next week, getting to know the girls a bit more and teaching English through oral activities. They talked a lot about singing and dancing so hopefully we'll be able to use these interests to stimulate their English learning. This past weekend we explored Galle and the little villages just outside of it. We headed to a turtle hatchery on Saturday which was a slight waste of money but oh well it's all ...
... were far too complicated. There were all sorts of extras and bottle deposits, so we gave up! We took our cans back to the hostel and carried on there. The hostel we were staying in was very basic, but had a certain rustic charm to it and all the people were friendly. So much so, that we went out for dinner with a few of them. We had another awesome rice and curry and got chatting to an English couple in the restaurant. After dinner, this larger group ...
... plume of water erupting from its gigantic head. The experience was truly mesmerising.Our time on the boat was over far too soon but the high from what I'd seen lasted all day. Grant got on the bus back to gayland and I tried to stay out of the sun as the afternoon was roasting. I've starting reading "The Art of Happiness" by the Dalai Lama, it's incredibly inspirational and well worth a read, not heavy going at all and easy ton the brain. Just what's needed after being ...