Ceylon Continental Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCeylon Continental Hotel Colombo
great hotel, enough said.
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... great internet connections
LOWS: insanely crazy traffic and jams; soaking wet toilets and bathrooms; tuk tuk drivers who won't take no for an answer; mozzies (although there were less of these than expected!!); woodapple juice - a horrible brown kind of sludge!)
PHOTOS: check out 5 of my favourite photos from Sri Lanka :-)
-Sri Lanka was made special in particular by the people - they are all absolutely ...
... He is nicely dressed, is smiling friendly and explains us what he can do for us. He offers us a tour covering the most important places in Colombo for 10$ per hour. Ok 7,5€/h is not cheap but it is not impossible either so we have the idea to have him drive us around for an hour or 3 and then we'll have seen most of it. Kamal Priyantha De Silva is een jaar of 40, heeft 2 zonen en een dochtertje en is sinds 1 augustus officieel op pensioen bij het leger. Hij heeft al 4 jaar ...
... elephants on jeep safaris, since we have seen many elephants around Sri Lanka and the safaris were expensive we decided to give it a miss. We went to the beautiful Sigirya rock (Lion Rock) by tuctuc, the most famous sight in the cultural triangle is a hardened magma plug of an extinct volcano that eroded away. We climbed its less well known brother, the nearby Pidurangala Rock. This rock is much less touristy, costs $3 instead of $30 and you have an amazing view of Sigiriya rock, ...
... and why the title is also called peaceful coexistence. Jonas is a brown shiny cockroach patrolling the door frame of one of our bathrooms (naturally the nicest bathroom, cause he has style). Apparently he has been there for 5 weeks and sort of just minded his own business. Since none of us are interested in touching and moving him, we have all mutually agreed –Jonas included, that we shall exist and leave each other be. Peaceful ...
... to the small run down dwellings. Everyone seems more than happy so it's all ok. Lots of people have roadside stalls many are just tarpaulins where they sell fruit and veg, some sell all sorts of things clothing etc. shops as we know them seem to be more confined to the towns. We picked up the extra security at about 3am this morning 3 ex special forces (British) so I think we are in safe hands. As of tonight all the lights on the ...