Garden Guest House
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- Airport Transportation
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... are situated. We carry on past them driving for another mile or two wondering where our hotel can be. We've chosen a unique and boutique residence called Casa Colombo, a 200-year old private mansion that's reputed to now be one of the funkiest hotels on the planet and is part of the reason we've chosen Colombo rather than some luxury beach resort for our first couple of nights. Eventually we turn down a tiny inauspicious alley, and there before us is ...
... for the clergy. A chap takes an interest in us and motions for us where to wait. He uses ostentatious hand signals and I presume he is deaf. He returns every few minutes to demonstrate he is watching out for us.
When the train pulls in we are waiting on the wrong section of the platform for second class, and he grabs one of our bags and sprints down the train, elbowing elderly locals aside. We catch up with him and he has secured four seats for us in the dingy ...
... beach, two hours south of Colombo. We arrived in the afternoon and met more of Natalia's friends at a little bar on the beach. Since we were meeting friends of Natalia's they had arranged accommodation for us. This turned out to be a stunningly expensive luxury 4* hotel, which almost cost more for one night than it cost us for an entire months accommodation in India! Needless to say we quietly moved to a cheaper hotel the following night. ...
Got up at 6am and caught tuk tuk ($1.50) to station to catch train to Colombo at 7.20am. Got a vege roti for breaky at the station. Gotta love how the Sri Lankan people recycle ... Our roti was wrapped in someone's school work! Trip took about 3hrs and then tuk tuk $5 to Ceilao Villas fairly new place and I think we're the only ones here. It has a pool so that will be good. Tuk tuk driver took us for tour of Colombo and we found out it is a public holiday ...
... our first meal in Sri Lanka - Pasta & Prawns! Becki got into the spirit of it and had fried rice. Wow you should have seen the portion sizes.
The next morning we headed off to find breakfast and found a fabulous spot on the beach for fried eggs, toast, freshly made guava juice and a proper cup of Ceylon tea in a proper English tea pot! Perfect!
The waiter here asked us if we were going ...