Having a whale of a timeFebruary 23 in Sri Lanka ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C
Unfortunately, much online info about Sri Lanka is incorrect. Sadly, this includes the supposed season for whale watching in Kalpitiya. The beauties aren't due for another month 😥.
However, as dolphins are a goer i booked in and set off early whilst Zoran continued his sleep cure. There was nothing for about an hour and I was beginning to regret my $50. But, suddenly and amazingly, the sea was full of sleek grey bottle-noses! And they were joined by a huge pod if pilot whales! It was truly wonderful and I felt quite teary! Sorry the photos are so beautiful - they wouldn't stay still!
In the afternoon we had a good walk in the backstreets and bumped into the famous bread tuk tuk. He drives round and round torturing everyone with his hideous rendition of Fur Elise and It's A Small World , v similar to 80s style hold music!
After another delicious curry we returned to find entertainment in the hotel - the Sri Lankan Business Club men were having a blast with a karaoke machine... It defied description!Read more