Travel Blogs from Colombo
... had I known I would have brought some sort of toilet paper. I am not in a hurry to do it again but I know I can't be too choosy. We they went to the beach which was again gorgeous with no tourists as it is out of season so all of the locals were playing cricket and playing in the sea. The waves were huge!!! We are staying where there are no tourists and just local people which is lovely. The views surrounding the ...
There was a bit of a wait at the airport, as had to get SIM cards etc, although typically the cheap phone that I bought with me wasn't actually unlocked so will have to buy a phone, luckily they are fairly cheap out here. We arrived about 8.30 at our home stay which felt so late, as on the way there we had also dropped off another volunteer, and it gets dark really early and quickly here. We also arrived in the rain, joy! Had our first experience of eating with our ...
... of person buys a washing machine upon entry to Sri Lanka, but I can only assume that people do, or else how could these shops exist?
Stepping outside of the airport, the first thing you notice is not the heat but the humidity, which I'm told during this part of the year can reach levels as high as 90%. I start sweating almost immediately, and the humidity ensures the sweat does not evaporate, creating a horrible sticky sensation that is ...
... conflict ravaged country needs help.
Before we left, I
made a pact with myself to do more to help others. I sent a prayer
with the blowing breeze, a prayer that is good for all mankind.
Who needs spices
from Colombo? We've already got a lot! Tourism, yes. Though it may
sound corny, knowing the benefits will be enormous, I vowed to come
... absolute legend!
After that we travelled back to Colombo to stay in Mount Lavinia again for the last few days to see our friends again and sunbathe! Vaughn sorted us out an actual apartment to stay in with the nicest landlady called Jayanthi who has taught us how to cooked devilled prawns which is our favourite food here. We had a lovely time here its truly paradise I think everyone should come here one day!
Tomorrow we head off to Malaysia ...