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I arrived in and made it through customs a bit after 2am and as expected, my driver was not there. I took the time to set up a SIM card (a lot easier than it was in India to do so it seems), call the hotel and get some money out. There was trouble finding him still, as he was waiting outside the airport a little way down rather than inside as I'd …
... and then two officers turned up and I was taken back to the police station I had just been from!!! I then had to wait another while and the young officer (who was actually pretty smart and was an inspector in the police force) eventually took me to the scene of the crime and had me reacting out what happened in broad daylight which the locals found rather humorous.
All joking aside, the guy who was assigned to me was sharp and I liked him a lot, his English was ...
... 1942 (before the Fall of Singapore) when his gun position was bombed by the Japanese; this same action saw another Australian Gunner killed and two wounded. GNR Chapman was taken to Jahore Bahru for treatment and was sent to Colombo around 10 Feb 1942 – GNR Chapman at 21 years old, died as a result of his wounds and Malaria at the Australian General Hospital (Colombo) on 19 March 1942.
Right next to GNR Chapman was the ...
... on our train ride back back to the ship. Which I enjoyed with a drop of the local amber. Gossip Section - We're going through 40 Kegs of beer a day. By the time we arrived in Colombo there was 4 guys in the brig and they will be put off at Colombo. We've heard one of the guys is on his Honeymoon....what an idiot! Until Egypt .... in 7 days, look after yourselves and I'll have a cocktail for everyone of you ...
... women for the sole reason of protecting them from sexual assault, how could I feel safe? I want to fight this. I want to walk down the streets of India wearing a giant paper bag over my entire body with only eye holes and the words “Am I human now?” written across the front. But this is not my fight. Not in India. India is not the only country in the world where women are viewed as inferior, as objects. This is a worldwide phenomenon. I’m not an Indian woman and ...
Other places to stay in Colombo
Galle Face Court 2, flat 50, Colombo | 3 star b&bfrom $65
- Shame about the construction!
- Great Location
- Worn out, but great travel desk