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Got up midly hungover and out driver was a touch early, said our goodbyes to everybody and popped down the road to get a tour round a tea factory by a young lad who really new his stuff and explained it really well. It was a beautiful setting as well. The driver wanted to pick some members of his family up in the way ...
... we stumbled down the main road to have breakfast - a king coconut (always wanted to drink from one - tasted like the water you peel your potatoes into) and a piece of cheese on toast! Pretty heavenly!
The rest of the day was spent shopping, sunbathing and swimming in the fantastic blue sea. I have never seen a place so tropical and beautiful. The people are also so kind and friendly - not as pushy as I imagined (with regards to selling things). I got some tea ...
... by the odd bikini slippage - not sure that flashing the beach was appreciated by the many couples sat appreciating the romantic sunset. Dinner was at another beach restaurant before an early night.
Hannah's bargain of the day = Two body boards for 250 rupees, haggled down from 500. Definitely getting better at this!
Laura's ailment of the day = A whopping hangover, some seriously patchy sunburn and still deafness in the ear from Tangalla.
... as promised by Lonely Planet but didn't believe). My problem is I was facing backwards on the train and the sellers were walking forwards so was never able to catch them time. However at one of the stations there was a seller and through the window I was able to get some corn and chili fritters and sure enough in an envelope made out of old homework paper. My original plan was to then take the bus from Galle to Unuwatuna, but when I got offered a ride in ...
... It does feel very touristy though as I've seen plenty of large, tanned Europeans taking up all the sun loungers. I'm hoping this won't have too much of an impact on the prices of the nearby restaurants.
This past week has been very much a relax and do nothing holiday. Some people may find it a bit boring but I'm having a great time. I'm making the most of my time by the beaches. I'm planning on doing more activities when I get to India.