Galle Face Hotel Colombo
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On 2nd June 2013 we landed at Bandarniake International airport. We reached our hotel by airport taxi. We stayed at Colombo for 3 nights. We visited Independence square, National Museum, National Art Gallery, Buddhist temple and saw parliment building we also visited beach. The next day we went for shopping at Odel, House of Fashion and Majestic …
Well we're here and ensconced in our hotel , a picture of faded colonial elegance. Our rooms are shabby but comfortable. They're air conditioned thank goodness because its hot, hot, hot! The beds and baths are fine and the pool has cooled us off nicely this afternoon. We got into Colombo just after 12 last night, and by the time we got to bed it …
Now I should not admit this as it kills the image I have of myself as a savvy traveler but, I was ripped off to the tune of $45 within the first four hours do being in Sri Lanka! My defense is a weak one - the folly of someone actually being kind to an older lady and playing on a tourist interest of temples, elephants and gems. I had left the Galle …
Jag tog taget fran Kandy till Colombo och sjalvklart var hela taget overfullt! Jag kom till taget 40 min innan avgang men alla stolar var upptagna och jag fick sta upp hela resan (3 tim) till Colombo.
I Colombo steker solen och jag tar min ryggsack och vandrar hela vagen fran stationen till Galle face hotel. Det ar en urlaker syn som moter mig …
... as I have done before. In Sri Lanka, a main dish will often be served with several accompanying dishes which may be larger than the main offering itself. I had also opted for dosas instead of rice as I absolutely love them and hadn't had one thus far on the trip.
Ifit was dosas I was after then I was not to be disappointed. You can seethe size of the things and they were absolutely gorgeous. The side dishes were done to perfection, not overly spicy but I suspect ...
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