We arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka and took a three hour van ride south to the seaside town of Galle. We are staying at Skye House, an estate on the beach.
I woke up early and decided to go for a quiet walk on the beach.
About three or four houses down is a sea turtle hatchery that we were planning on visiting in the next few day. As I walked over to read the faded sign to look for information on the days and hours of operation I heard an unusual noise. It sounded like a branch splitting but much louder.
And then, not five feet in front of me, an entire palm tree toppled over.
Hey, I’m walking here!