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TravelPod Member ReviewsJetwing Blue Negombo
We paid to use the pool facilities for our last two days in Sri Lanka was lovely, and on the Sunday we treated ourselves to the buffet lunch, brilliant selection and great food.
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Well, the flight to Colombo was about 3.5 hours and it was 6am Australian time before we made it to our hotel. Needless to say we were exhausted! Colombo airport was a little unusual. Between immigration and baggage were the usual suspects of duty free including makeup and alcohol but these were dominated heavily by white goods stores that would …
My last placement was cancelled, unfortunately we had got to the college before we were told. Again very typical, but it meant I could have a lime juice, eyebrows and hair trimmed (220rs for both) before packing my suitcase. We then all headed to a roadside restaurant near us called the Kitchen.The others had been there before after a dance …
Na een lange vlucht kwamen we rond 02:00 aan op het vliegveld in Colombo, wat in werkelijkheid dichterbij Negombo ligt. Omdat Sunethra stage had gelopen bij het hoofdkantoor van Jetwing in 2008 hadden we besloten om bij een van die hotels onze eerste nacht door te brengen.
Eenmaal aangekomen bij het hotel rond 04:00 bleek dat het hotel …
After the fuss of losing 18 hours or so of the Sri Lanka leg of the trip we arrived at Colombo International Airport (in Negombo). We took cash out of the ATM as you do and called the hotel for a pick up. The owner is a Brit whose father was/is Sri Lankan. He moved to Sri Lanka 9 years ago and runs the place with his son. We were welcomed with tea and beer and pretty much headed ...
... do that, because often they are not just being friendly (unfortunately!) and are going to try to scam you, get you to go to their shop, or just ask for money outright. (I've had all three happen numerous times!) He tells me about a festival happening that day, and I'm so lucky I'm there to see it. I should make sure to go, and to take a "safe" government tuk tuk, which are the black tuk tuks. (He kept repeating that part.) I told him that ...