Travel Blogs from Colombo
Deze morgen hebben we eerst een beetje uitgeslapen waarmee ik bedoel tot 10h blijven liggen want om 8h waren we klaarwakker van de voorbijdonderende treinen. This morning first we slept late, I mean we stayed in bed until 10h while we were wide awake at 8h because of the trains thundering across the street. Het plan voor vandaag is een gids zoeken die ons in 1 dag langs de belangrijkste plekjes in Colombo brengt. Aangezien we maar 1 dag in Colombo zijn lijkt ons dit de gemakkelijkste ...
... no doctor in England could solve. Kandy is a big city and we had some fun nights out with travellers we met here. Two Dutch girls joined us for drinks in a local bar, they had some of the local men very exited since they are not used to seeing women in a bar and these women were wearing shorts! I enjoyed the botanical garden and the ‘flying dogs’, thousands of massive bats is definitely something not to miss, we saw them in the botanical gardens, but many on the way ...
Our tour took us to some of the city highlights such as the National Museum, Asokaramaya Buddhist Temple and the Independence Memorial. During the tour we travelled through parts of Colombo that were essentially slums where you could see that people were living in extreme poverty and then 10 minutes down the road there would be a multi million rupee apartment development.
We aren't sure why, but along Galle Road (which is where future 5 start hotels are being ...
... use of the horn is more than welcome. We have all kind of reached the conclusion that drivers must have amazing visio-spatial skills, cause the speed they drive in, combined with their ability to maneuver around motorbikes, tuk-tuks, lorries, busses and other cars seem almost super human at times. I have already seen both busses and cars squeeze through more narrow paths than imaginable. Almost feels like riding a rollorcoaster – or actually being in ...
... flavours of the dish
were really pleasant. It really is a mystery to me as I know the kitchen here is obviously good, the chefs look immaculate and it is a more top of the range establishment and so I can only put it down to a one-off aberration. Perhaps this is the local taste but I have not encountered it elsewhere so I don't find that particularly convincing.
I know I should have sent it back but I really didn't want the hassle and the rest of the dishes ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet