Leynbaan Villa & Fish Spa
Travel Blogs from Galle
... preserved so the town is stunning - cobbled streets and gorgeous guesthouses and restaurants.
We went out for a lovely dinner (western food!) on the friday night and then explored the fort the following morning.
Despite the cool and drizzly weather, we walked around the fort wall which runs along the coast which was really lovely. We saw a few small areas of tsunami destruction which were not refurbished - which was a stark reminder of yet more trauma this tiny island has ...
... at a fast pace to make it to the wedding reception on time. Like our driver, I’m still not sure how seven large males fitted into that one tiny Tuk Tuk!
We arrived home in time for dinner beautifully prepared by A & N’s home help Elizabeth. Elizabeth is a great cook and made a feast for us including two versions of Pork Curry, Prawn and Chicken Curries, and side dishes of rice, caramelised onion, a medley of roasted vegetable and salad. ...
... The internet was non-existent all day, so no blogs could be posted.
Played trivia and we were a bit closer, but still no win. At least we have fun trying.
At 4:00 p we are docked at the pier in Colombo which has many stalls set up on the dock. Rich and I dashed over to see the wares and were so disappointed as to the quality. The fabric is not good at all. It is ...
... from the Dutch era and are made from coral and various materials scavenged from ships. In total the town is made up of 130 original resident families and the entire area has been recognized by Unesco as a World Heritage Site. After settling into our guest house we decide to take a walk around town. The streets are narrow and many still display their original Dutch names. All are flanked on ...
... in good conditions and a decent vehicle became 4 hours for us. Not that I cared - some of the delays were self-induced as we stopped off at stores along the way to stock up on cans of beer for the journey, and despite the entire escapade costing far more and taking far longer than the bus, I have no regrets at all. The brash Aussie blokes were of course great fun to travel with, and I arrived very drunk at Brontė's front door at around ten in the evening. Fortunately, the wine ...
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