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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... Very sugary and gelatinous. We hop back in the bus for a few more kilometres before being released to the roads again. This stretch is grey different from the first leg. The roads are rougher, some under complete (re)construction, some dirt roads. The surrounds are a very luscious green, some rice fields, oil palm plantations and rubber trees Afternoon tea break at a small roadside stall/shop, and we try a hajee (this might not be ...
At 9.00 we left our hotel and went to the bus station of Tangalle. As we were getting out of the tuk-tuk, a bus going in direction to Galle passed by. It was just departing but we still managed to stop it. It took us approx. 2 hours to get from Tangalle to Galle.
After our arrival in Galle our first steps led to the train station where we bought our tickets from Galle to Colombo. Then we left our bags in a cloak room and went to have lunch. We traditionally chose a local place with ...
... it's textile quarter. Most people were friendly and were very curious about me and why I was here. Something I found interesting and believed at first I wouldn't was the gem and rune stone polishing outlets. I even got to have a go at it and was given a free rune stone in good gesture. A spot of lunch in the form of a Thai, mango prawn salad went down a treat and I was liking Galle so far. Time flew, so it was a quick trip ...
... me saying you come to Galle now and not book a room then proceeded to laugh. I have to admit looking back on it now I would have laughed at me too. Finally I track down a room however poor Steve is not impressed as it is a queen size bed so it looks like we are bunking tonight. It's off to see the sunset and get some good food that as recommended to us then off to the city wall after ...
... a swim separately to each mind our stuff. Troy has a conversation with some local Sri Lankan dudes (cricket is always a good subject to talk about here). Its amazing how they can just sit on the beach and stare at you for ages. We just ignore it.
We head back to our hotel and its looks very overcast and a storm brewing. Sure enough it started to rain. We jumped in the pool in the rain, it was fabulous. We spent ages in the pool and ...