The Havelock Place Bungalow
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The game doesn't start we'll with Hayles out for a duck and all innings England seem to runs short of a defendable target, this proved to be the case as they lost eventually but at least took the game to the last over, another 20 runs would have done it for them, a very uphill task to win the series from 3-1 down!
After the game we come back to the hotel for a COLD shower it was stifling, too hot ...
Paul and I were two hours delayed by Sri Lanka airlines back in Heathrow but this didn't worry us; there was plenty of gin to drink at Terminal 3 and we didn't have any plans for our arrival except wander around Colombo and get a good sleep.
We ended up landing at Colombo International airport at 3PM and after immigration and getting a taxi from the arrivals hall (2,650 rupees) we arrived in Colombo Fort around 5.30PM. We ...
... and hired a taxi into the city. We were quite pleased with the Galadari Hotel but headed directly to our room for a much needed sleep.
Next morning we headed to the Cinnamon Lakeside to meet up with our tour group. We went from a beautiful traditional hotel to a gorgeous modern one. Since our group wasn't to arrive until late afternoon, we headed on our own walking tour which led us to the Krisna Swami Hindu temple, the Buddhist ...
... tuk to Galle face Green and then experience some British raj times with drinks in the Gallle Face hotel built in 1864. It must have been rather mAgnificent in its glory at that time. It's being upgraded now so dodging the painters and the builders and the squirrels and crows was a feat in itself!
Chicken Biriyani for dinner at a local little hole in the wall - a little spoiling for us whiteys with a ...
So, on we hop. The bus was a smaller bus of about 40 people and was packed full. At the very front near the driver, they unfolded to puny little hinged seats, Praki squished next to the driver, me squished directly behind. The bus sped and braked, sped and braked all around the hills and down and the oppressive crowd and heat had me feeling a bit off again so I was sipping water. I was holding on for dear life so I didn't fall off the chair.
All of ...