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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCasa Colombo
Loved this hotel, extremely glamorous, if a few eccentricities at times
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There's a pagoda beside the jetty of Philipkutty Farm that has a view I'd be happy to call paradise, and when I emerge from our cottage at 6.30am our yoga teacher, Surdeep, is setting up mats in it facing the lightening sky. I walk over to him and introduce myself in the quietness of the morning and he takes hold of my arm and looks at me …
We spend the afternoon sat out by the pink pool with the contents of our minibar while Ibizan chillout beats are pumped out for our sole benefit.
About 5.30 we hop into a tuk tuk and take the ten minute drive to the famous Galle Face Hotel, where our concierge has reserved us a table at their pool bar to watch the sun set into the Indian …
Walking through the centre of Colombo is a draining experience in more ways than one. Not only is it ferociously hot - much more so than Kerala - and incredibly humid, but I have aching legs and stomach muscles after yesterday's yogic exertions. Surdeep really took it to another level.
But the indulgence of Christmas, combined with the …
Thursday morning, Paris CDG.
Up after 9.00,and after a cup of coffee shuttled off to airport . 6 degrees and grey.
Going down to main level I saw a guy in jeans and a leather jacket crossing in front of me clutching a mean looking automatic weapon. Oops. Three more steps and there was "Police" on his back and the girl with him had an armband. That's ok then. Then a crowd of soldiers going on duty I suppose hurrying off somewhere, looking sort of normal. But no, mean looking ...
... Fruit bats compete for airspace and huge monitor lizards slip malevolently through the water. The kids are in raptures.
As we pass the Temple, sounds of huge drums and clouds of incense fill the air, the evening rituals are underway and barefoot pilgrims, wrapped in white sarongs, swarm the grounds. The Bahiravokanda Vihra Buddha - an 88ft tall white statue up on the hill looks down serenely and the beguiling, heady atmosphere gets under the skin of even this ...