The Ayubowan Guesthouse
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Outdoor pool
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We arrived in Negombo just after 1. It seemed a long journey but we had made it. I made a reservation at a guest house where I could do some laundry and organise a taxi to the airport nice and easily, so I was pleased. Lukas was going to try and get a room there, too. Negombo seemed quite crowded and busy, so I was pleased when the tuk tuk driver drove a little way out of all that to the guest house.
When he pulled up, I was a ...
... Catholic area because I've seen many churches and even altars and statues all around the city. This was likely due to the Portugese occupation and influence on the city in the 1500s.
The banks of the canal are flanked ...
... I would reserve judgement until I see the orphanage for ourselves. Our bus was due to leave at 6.30am for the train connnection to the Pinnawala Elephant orphanage. Well Pete set the alarm for 4.45am so we could get up and have something to eat before heading down to disembark at 6am. We awoke to Pete's watch at 4.30am but my Ipad was saying 5.30am.....****, we slept in. Pete's watch was wrong and it was 5.30am. Quick shower, feed and we were ready to disembark ...
... with me. Now, I'm not sure where in the line of Russian-Sinhalese-English this got lost in translation, but some thing doesn't sound right here? Or maybe she just really like me. I dunno. He told me his wife thought we should not bother me, so who knows!
The next day, I hopped in a tuk tuk to the nearby train station, and began my journey south bound to Hikkaduwa. A famous beach town.
See you on the beach!
We arrived in Colombo late in the evening and found a taxi to our hotel in nearby Negombo. Despite an unusually poor experience with the hotel, we took a stroll around our new environs whilst refining our immediate plans for Sri Lanka.
Negombo beach was vast. It was almost like arriving in the Sahara. If Peter O`Toole had turned up on his camel we would not have been too surprised. Our over-riding impression was of peace and quiet. After three weeks in India ...