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... did not! I ordered the house salad which was supposed to have onions, peppers and chicken. I was shocked when I received a salad covered in baby octopi and mussels in the shell!!! Needless to say Don ate all of the octopi and mussels and I picked through the rest.
After lunch, we decided to do some light shopping and search for some sunscreen, which is desperately needed at this point! Apparently, you can't purchase sunscreen ANYWHERE in this city!!!! We ...
... the garden on the right
although the almighty cracks in the wall suggest it about to collapse
The Museum was opened in 1977 with financial
assistance from the Netherlands and is the only Museum commemorating
Dutch colonialism in all their former territories."
See how productive I am being today folks? Lot's more to come before I have a nice posh dinner in the wonderful hotel I am sitting in!
... already that whilst there is a drinking culture in Sri
Lanka, they certainly don't make it overly easy for the traveller and
you have to really seek out watering holes. I had read in my guidebook
about the Mission to Seafarers aka the Flying Angel Club and decided to
seek it out. I am really glad I did as it turned out to be a remarkable
place and one of my favourite haunts in Colombo. OK, I know what you are
thinking. Sailors club, it ...
... Green, so I did. Now it is great to have a green space in the middle of any major city, and doubly so if it is beside the ocean but I really don't see what all the fuss is about nor why it is so popular. Certainly it is a pleasant enough place and even on a midweek afternoon there were a fair number of people about but it didn't seem all that special to me. I believe it gets much busier at the weekend and presumably all the ...
... outside with images of various dishes but it was all in the local script and there were no menus to be seen. Ah well, back to the old pointing routine that has served me so well over the years. As is common in Asia, all the food is kept in a glass covered cabinet and the portion is taken out and reheated as required. It is a system that will be familiar to people who frequent less posh curry houses all over the UK. I pointed to a curry I thought looked tasty, some salad which ...
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Galle Face Court 2, flat 50, Colombo | 3 star b&bfrom $65
- Shame about the construction!
- Great Location
- Worn out, but great travel desk