Kalpitiya-Sigiriya: Change of plan – Sigiriya health care

Monday January 22th, 2018

Again I was feeling shity at night. I tended to get fever again, so we needed to take some desiciones how to go on. Finally we changed our plans. I was really pissed.

A never ending story. We thought about how to move on without the physical effort of cycling because still I didn´t feel ready for pedaling at all!I called my sri lankan soulmate Milton. I knew he would help us out for sure. It´s the same Milton who had visited us just yesterday with all his lovely family.

He was ready immediately to pick us up. He rented a jeep in Sigiriya where he lives and came. (By the way, he owns an amazing guesthouse in Sigiriya, the “Paradise Inn” pretty close to the tourist attraction of Sigiriya – “the rock”. From his garden you have a wonderful view of the rock and in about 15min you can walk there.) When I asked him if he could organize a car in which we could take the bikes, too his only comment was “don´t worry my friend” and after 4 hours he was standing in front of our bungalow with a Mahindra jeep!
We put on all our luggage, the bikes and here we were – on our way to Sigiriya. Somehow I began to feel a little bit better. Maybe because I felt less pressure of finding urgently a solution to all this? Who knows.

We had a small break and after the driver offered me to drive for a while if I wanted. He felt a little bit tired I guess. It was my first time driving on right hand and Harshina, one of my friend´s daughter, loved it, because for them, I was going real fast. In fact it was just some 90km/h, but we all had fun.
We arrived at Sigiriya at 22:30. This was a long day. Milton´s wife was welcoming us with a tea and had already arranged an appointment for me at a doctor next day.

They gave us their nicest bungalow with rock view! After a nice and hot shower I fell into bed. I´m sure I will sleep like a baby.

Trying to find the best way to load the bikes and everything
Trying to find the best way to load the bikes and everything
Almost done
Almost done

 

Schreibe einen Kommentar

Deine E-Mail-Adresse wird nicht veröffentlicht. Erforderliche Felder sind mit * markiert.