Surf Instructor for a day

We’re having a really nice visit from parts of the Westin family – we seem to be in the same places at the same times spread out over the world. So when in Sri Lanka we went surfing 🙂 Welligama is a 10 minute tuk tuk ride away from us, has some fun waves to surf and you can rent boards just on the beach.  Said and done – I had so much fun in the water with these two 🙂 Let’s do it all again tomorrow!

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Surf report from Sri Lanka

Been having so much fun in the water the last week, my shoulders are sore my back hurts and I’m all surfed out – it’s such a good feeling. We’re having maybe 2-4 feet of swell since we’ve been here which is perfect – and ohhh did I mention the water is tropical and there’s big turtles popping up for air every now and then – a m a z i n g. Pax got some cuts from the reef and decided to dry them out and take some snaps of me and Mikey a few days ago. the-sidewalk-secrets-travel-blog-surf-sri-lanka-midigama-mirissa-surfing-48the-sidewalk-secrets-travel-blog-surf-sri-lanka-midigama-mirissa-surfing-39the-sidewalk-secrets-travel-blog-surf-sri-lanka-midigama-mirissa-surfing-49the-sidewalk-secrets-surf-travel-blog-sri-lanka-midigama-surf-4the-sidewalk-secrets-travel-blog-surf-sri-lanka-midigama-mirissa-surfing-53

Photo bomb = first week in Sri Lanka!

After two weeks in Thailand we jumped planes and ended up in a very quiet Sri Lankan village called Midigama not to be confused with Welligama or Mirissa…
There’s not to much going on here except for surfing which is exactly what we are after. So happy to be sharing fun little waves with turtles, and the water is so clear and warm – just loving it.

We’ve been hanging out with Mike & Viv for a few days having some rum, crashing peoples quiet and romantic dinner (sorry – it was the rum’s fault!), celebrating st patty’s day with some crazy irish, checking out the old Portuguese fort in Galle just north of where we are staying, surviving this crazy Sri Lankan disco bus ride with neon Buddha dancing at the front and eating some amazing curries – thanks Mike and Vivo – good times! Some photos from the past days below.

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A day & night with the CrAzYz

Hmm someone told us there would be waves here  🙂
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the-sidewalk-secrets-surf-travel-blog-sri-lanka-midigama-surf-2 Mikey killing it on my 5’11 Fatito don’t know if he’ll give it back next time he get’s his hands on it,  he got all the fun one’s that day GRRRRRRR……the-sidewalk-secrets-surf-travel-blog-sri-lanka-midigama-surf-3 the-sidewalk-secrets-surf-travel-blog-sri-lanka-midigama-surf-4 the-sidewalk-secrets-surf-travel-blog-sri-lanka-midigama-surf-5Went to the Dewmini Roti Shop for some great food, i could have eaten there all day. If you are in Mirssa you need to go if you will regret it !!!!! DCIM100GOPROGOPR2860.Sara & me with happy bellys
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Yoga Me & GANDHI

We have been in Thailand for the last two week for Anders & Rodnas wedding, there are no waves here so i thought it would be a nice idea to do some yoga. We started with some HOT YANG yoga, A sequence of 26 postures and Pranayama breathing. This yoga is practiced in a room heated to no higher than 38 degrees Celsius and is 75 minutes long sounds easy i thought Hmmmmmmm. It started out nice and HOT and by the end i wanted to die (I have never sweat that much in all my life, it was like my body was raining on my matt) but after doing it for another 10 days i got into the grove, and now we are leaving i will miss it. The good news is we are off to find waves in Sri Lanka, so stay posted it’s only fun and sun from here on !!!!!! I never got any video of me doing yoga (don’t want to show off) but here is one of GANDHI doing some. WE LOVE THIS VIDEO !! ………

Trouble in paradise!

Go Went Gone – we left Sydney just over a week ago finally our big mission has started! First stop is Thailand where Rodna and Anders are getting married.  So it’s been a hectic start – I’ll give you one groom to be in hospital with meningitis! Luckily it’s a mild one and he should be all good in time for the big day… Always remember travel insurance can be a really good friend. In between hospital visits and tailor appointments I’ve found a nice yoga studio around the corner – so we’ve been doing hot yoga every morning – it’s been so good even though I’ve never sweated so much in my life. And the place where we’re staying has a pretty cool pool to.

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Maybe I should work on my underwater face…DCIM100GOPROG0092648.

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