Club Hotel Dolphin
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- Shuttle bus service
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Walk through the streets of this fascinating fishing town to discover the Negombo way of living. Be mesmerized by the colonial architecture and head to the early morning fish market to see the day's catch. Best of all is the glistening aquamarine ocean where you can try out a range of adventurous water based activities.
The town of Negombo …
... Buddhists, the majority in Sri Lanka), although he admitted there were also terrorists on the other side. Like India, the traffic was pretty crazy, with lots of the tuk-tuk taxis. We were told that there are 450,000 tuk-tuks in Sri Lanka and the locals call them "cockroaches".
We arrived at our first destination, the Elephant Orphanage, ahead of schedule. As soon as we got off the bus we saw the evidence of elephants -- chunks of elephant dung on ...
... was at Polonnaruwa,our second world heritage site in 2 days,the capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to 13th centuries.A vast temple and palace complex that was destroyed by some invading Indians who took all their wealth and lost until rediscovered by British archeologists in the 19th century.The highlight was definitely the Buddha statues and cave carved out of a single rock. he still looks as serene today as he ...
After an excellent breakfast we left at 9 to head north to Anuradhapura. We stopped briefl once and then for lunch in Anuradhapura. Again excellent meal, Rob says better than yesterday even. We went on after lunch to our hotel - small, only about 12 rooms. I had a swim and read. Dinner at the hotel - ok, but not as good as the lunches/previous dinners.
No pictures today.
... flavour was superb. Quite piquant and all vegetables had their
This area of Sri Lanka is mainly Christian. 70% Buddhist here, 7% Christian, 7% Islam,
Back to the hotel for a lazy afternoon – chatting to others
and a swim. Excellent dinner (more
food!). Belgian owners at the hotel and
he is a very good cook.