Hilton Colombo Residence
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I arrived in and made it through customs a bit after 2am and as expected, my driver was not there. I took the time to set up a SIM card (a lot easier than it was in India to do so it seems), call the hotel and get some money out. There was trouble finding him still, as he was waiting outside the airport a little way down rather than inside as I'd …
Originally the 3rd ODI was going to be played on Saturday but it is a Holy day in SL called Poya Day, it is a Buddist holy day celebrated every full moon, the downside is that nowhere serves alcohol, a good thing some would say!!
Anyway what it did was allow us a good lie in and a leisurely wander down to the cricket club cafe where we had …
Wow, lazy day after the cricket. Missed breakfast so had some lunch and a proper lazy day round the pool, not a lot happened, got moved into a two room apartment for the last 2 nights. Had a bit of fun with the dog, but he may have had fleas 'cause me and Boz have been bitten to death!! Not mozzies probably fleas or bed mites, still itching!
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Through all this chaos an informal conductor squeezes lithely up and down the aisle taking money, telling people where to sit. He hops out at the stops and rattles off the bus route, jamming new passengers into the crowded aisle. Front and rear doors are permanently open to facilitate some ventilation, and the young men ride on the lower steps of the speeding, bucking bus; a display of studied nonchalance, casual machismo.
... boardings. And, on top of it all, the Tom Hanks' film "Captain Phillips" was on the movie list. On one of our days at sea we naturally viewed the film.
As for the ship, the Voyager, it was disappointing. We had sailed with Voyages of Discovery before aboard the ship the Discovery. But, they had sold it and purchased this "newer" one. The configuration of the ship ...