Ceylon Continental Hotel
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Arrived at our hotel about 5.30, we were upgraded to suites overlooking the ocean! Very spacious rooms in this lovely very old (1864) hotel. Changed and headed (in the rain) to the Dutch Hospital to meet Clarinda for dinner. Nice meal at Ministry of Crabs restaurant and it was good to catch up with Clarinda ...
... morning went really well and afterwards we had time to go round Horogama for some food and I needed some more trousers from the skirt lady, as mine had a m*********** and so are now going to be handkerchief material. A few others also got some more skirts and I sold one of my skirts back to Lauren as it is unlikely that I will actually need two as I really don't wear skirts at home and I'm ...
... we were offered. After breakfast we sat with the family and showed them some of our photos. We then walked up the hill behind Samans house, through forest, alongside a river, in the sweltering heat, to see a Buddhist temple. We laid down on the cool floor of the temple and took rest from the blistering heat outside. After some time at the temple we made our way back to his home to enjoy some ...
... praying. A few
women were lighting incense sticks making the place pulsate with
color and smell. The colors, odors, and the crowd gave me an
overwhelming feeling. We continued to wander past colors of
saffron clothed monks, and locals of all ages. The intense colors,
smell, and presented us with an overload of the senses.
the holy ficus tree was a huge temple decorated with elephant
carvings on ...
It is out last day in SL and it has truly being amazing. When we first arrived we stayed in an area south of Colombo called Mount Lavinia and met three amazing people called Isla, Tom and Vaughn who are brits who are working here. They introduced us to locals and the best parts of Mount Lavinia. We stayed in this area for a few days just chilling on the beautiful beach sunbathing and swimming in the really warm sea. We popped into ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCeylon Continental Hotel Colombo
great hotel, enough said.
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