Ceylon Continental Hotel
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... turtles to the sea as they were quite stupid and tried to waddle up the beach instead of to the sea.
From Mount Lavinia we travelled down the south coast to Hikkaduwa to go surfing! The waves were really scary big and I found it a bit tricky really, Alix had a lesson and did really well but we both got a bit frustrated by the rediculous waves that it was difficult just to go for a little swim or stand in the water! Whilst here we hired bikes ...
... and it was in walking distance from where I was
staying in Wellewatta. OK, I say walking distance although this is my walking distance and I do like to walk a fair bit evn in the blazing heat of a Sri Lankan midday. The traveller may want to consider alternative options.
When I eventually arrived at the place (thereis no signage, I was using a map) the sign for admission price was extremely explicit. I have always known that there was a ...
... is one of the few concessions I have seen to the mobility impaired in Sri Lanka.
When it came time to leave, Treshi absolutely insisted on paying. I had fully intended to pay but she had the advantage over me of speaking Sinhala and thus persuaded the maitre d' to give her the bill. Because of this you will notice that I have not put the cost here. I refuse, as a matter of principle, to look itup on the internet. If the reader wishes to ...
... to the first airport. Since we thought we were about to miss our flight we didn't have much to choose from and got in to the cab. Turned out the other airport was about 10 minutes away and they had just freaked us out to make us pay more. So big scam, but we made our flight:)All is well, and we are back in Kerala where we are staying at a combined orphanage and old people's home for 3 weeks. A truly wonderful experience, but more about that in the next blog update:)
So long!/Em and ...
... myself and the director chap alternating as the entertainment. I was knocking out the usual Western standards like Thin Lizzy, Dylan, Stones, Doors and a few Irish tunes and the director was singing Sinhalese tunes. During these, the guys would begin to beat out a rythmn on whatever they could find to hit, plastic chair, table, kit box or whatever. It is effectively a tabla style of percussion where you use the flat of one hand and the tips of the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCeylon Continental Hotel Colombo
great hotel, enough said.
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