The Galle Heritage Villa
Travel Blogs from Galle
We did our own little bit of celebrating over the past weekend for the Sri Lankan new year. We headed to a little town outside of Galle called Unawatuna where we met Sarah and Jenna. It was lovely catching up with the girls and hearing about what they've been up to on their travels and how their time at their project was. On Sunday we headed back to our host family as they and their neighbours invited us to join in with their new ...
... at the orphanage too. We then took a trip to a unit off of the same service where young boys are kept on remand until trial. They range in age from 14 - 19. They didn't speak great English because they are taken out of school completely due to the nature of their crimes, but we let them listen to music from our iPods and played a few games of volleyball with them. It was really great seeing them interact positively with ...
... included two slices of bread and a banana, then a 30 min walk to the orphanage. We had talked about the projects the night before so I knew sort of what to expect. There are in total 30 children including a 3 month old and 6 month old. The rest range from 1-3years, it's hard to tell how old they are and even harder to ask as I believe many of them are not named. There is a two year old boy who is a 'cot baby'. He has a hole in his heart, has no ...
built previously and the Dutch then reinforced. There is no evidence of
the portcullis now but walking through it (watch the traffic as there is
no footpath (sidewalk)) you can appreciate just how thick these
Here then lies the mystery and if anyone can clear
it up I would be most grateful and amend this tip with due
aknowledgement. My best efforts on the internet have failed to bring a ...
... first run-in with the police on our trip around the world.
February 19 (Day 56), we woke up early and ran a couple of laps around the wall, to the sound of morning marching band practice as the children paraded through the streets. They continued to bang their drums around the streets for the next two hours. I think the sights, sounds and smells of Galle make it feel like a movie set (in this instance, a Wes Anderson movie). We really loved ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking