Deco On 44

44, Lighthouse Street, Galle, , Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Day 6, 7 & 8

A travel blog entry by ahrmc


Had another day at the hospital yesterday. It wasn't quite so overwhelming as the first day. Still saw some crazy stuff that would never be done at home. The midwives and nurses were a bit more accepting of me and are starting to offer experiences to me. Spent the rest of Thursday afternoon in town with Kaitlin, found the 'pants man' as the other …

Fill you mind, empty your heart

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... 60% of the buildings are owned by foreigners. The fort wall surrounds the fort and nowadays is doubled as a scenic walk. Accommodation was a lot more than we were accustomed or prepared to pay for. We tried several guest houses before we were given a tip and taken to a local woman's house. Her name was mallika and she lives in this beautiful yellow bungalow in the perfect location by a temple and the fort wall with her sister. They rent out the extra rooms when family isn't visiting. ...

Hello and goodbye folks.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles

Hello all, and as you can see it has been a bit of time since I was on here.

I have been having a long hard think about the idea of continuing this blog and did not wish to act hastily. Certainly, it was becoming difficult to keep the blog up along with my submissions to Virtual Tourist (my preferred travel site) but that is not the reason for my next statement, I have managed to do both before.

I mentioned in the opening entry of this blog that I had ...

Let's move on, lots more to see.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... notice the lighthouse, it is certainly big enough at 26.5 metres. Unlike it's sister building in Colombo
this structure is still operational although it is nowhere near as old and, frankly, not quite as aesthetically pleasing. Nor is it anywhere near as old as the old Colombo light. Although an original structure wasbuilt on this site in 1848 it was destroyed by fire in 1934 and the
present light dates ...

A short entry about my digs.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... for that night and coming downstairs to stay in her
personal guest room (not usually let out). No problem as I was probably partially the cause of the problem anyway and I was given a lovely en-suite single and encouraged to use the owners personal kitchen if I wanted to make tea or coffee.

That is the sort of place it is, clean, friendly, comfortable and laid back. It really does deserve to succeed and I have no doubt that it will.

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsDeco On 44 Galle

    Reviewed by ahrmc

    Great boutique Hotel

    Reviewed Nov 15, 2012
    by (4 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Lovely little boutique hotel in the old fort town. Very clean and spacious with lots of attention to detail.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Deco On 44 Galle

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding