Ceylon Continental Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCeylon Continental Hotel Colombo
great hotel, enough said.
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Yesterday was the scariest day of my life!
I am going to tell you exactly what happened.So we were at Sydney airport just about to go on to the plane to Dubai when our plane had some technical work done to it so we had to wait about another hour until we could go onto the flight.Finally we were aloud to get onto the plane and not to long after that we took off.About 10 hours ...
The nearest restaurant was somewhere down the street and it was a Chinese Restaurant - of course !! They are everywhere in every country of the world !!!
We asked about WIFI - the charges were reasonable so we said “Yes Please” … and then made arrangements for an 8am pickup … oh boy !! And then went upstairs.
Our room is nice and our bathroom has a walk in shower.
... hour movie is ‘North by North-West’.
· On Gallipoli Cruise TV (in our cabin) is:
o Normie Rowe’s Get Together,
o King Neptune Ceremony,
o ‘Gallipoli Commanders’ Lecture (that I just watched).
How’s that for a list?
Over to lunch and we had a good 3 hour lunch with people we just met. A guy that worked on the ...
... The Schofield Place, after a 19th century governor of Sri Lanka, it's pretty jaw dropping. We even have our own butler, called Gayan. By now it's 8pm and we're pretty tired, but a glass or two of duty-free vino tinto and a bubble bath later and we're all set for dinner in their restaurant, called Haven. Bizarrely for a Buddhist country, one entire wall of the restaurant is covered by a mural of four Hindu holy men floating on clouds. But the most surprising thing ...
A final round up from the Wombles with a few thoughts and favourite photos from both of us:
EO's highs and lows of Sri Lanka:
HIGHS: the wildlife, the interesting monuments and sights, the people - all so friendly and didn't feel unsafe anywhere; our amazing driver Ashoka who really made our trip special; the wide variety of fruit and veg juices - avocado juice is a revelation; (not so keen on woodapple) drinking herbal tea with a lump of ...