Hornbill Holiday Home

Address: 21A Fernando Gardens, Colombo, Sri Lanka | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 21A Fernando Gardens, Colombo, is near Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Mount Lavinia, Colombo National Museum, and Dehiwala Zoo.
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One extreme to another

A travel blog entry by lorenhine on Jun 19, 2014

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... where Sri Lanka play sometimes which was nice (for Steve) and had a drink (nice for me) then went back to the house. The family have been absolutely amazing. They are so close and we all sat and talked for hours which was nice. All of the children were sat with us and playing games with each other (rock, paper, scissors etc...) instead of on their phones or ipads. They are all very content and friendly, it was a ...

Cancelled projects and more opportunities

A travel blog entry by beckeyjw on May 02, 2014

... from Adams peak, and the kids weren't! One of the funny moments doesn't involve the actual teaching but a dog who had been in the room at the start, who got shooed out a few times before deciding he would jump in through a window and hide under the tables in the corner before reappearing just as we all left. Unfortunately my YT on Tuesday morning was cancelled which we found out when we got there, this then set the tone for the rest of my YT as my ...

Back on the rollercoaster again.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles on Feb 16, 2014

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... printed.

After the obligatory photograph, I wandered towards the door and was immediately accosted by a pretty elderly Sinhalese man who apparently spoke no English but literally dragged me
by the arm up the stairs of what is rather a fine old building. It was opened in 1873 following Colombo's designation as a municipality in 1866. It is pleasant enough to look at externally and internally although it is looking a bit tired.

By the ...

You should have got this weeks ago!

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles on Jan 29, 2014

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... early?

If I did manage to successfully publish yesterday I will have left you just outside the airport where I was standing in pretty baking heat (it has been over 30 every day so far) and waiting for a bus to take me into central Colombo. The takeoff of a military jet and a flypast of another two provided the entertainment and a good deal of noise, those things really are loud. It appears that the airport doubles ...

Day 1- Colombo, Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by gracieonamap on Oct 27, 2013

... to get to know each other very well!

We had arrived and were happy, so we had a nap and were woken by hunger pains and realisation that we hadn't eaten for a while... Ershan recommended the Dutch Hospital Complex for our dinner...an assortment of different restaurants in a trendy part of Colombo. We made our way there, noticing we were getting stared at a lot, but also that everyone was super friendly. After getting lost several times ...