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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Multilingual staff
- Concierge desk
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... for roughly two hours, unsure what was happening and with the women trying to get my attention in Sinhalese and the males blowing kisses and trying to spit at the silly looking man in green shorts (not joking by the way). Luckily, I was too far away for the spit of the year.
I was then led downstairs to another room and told to sit and wait...AGAIN! I actually decided, naw bugger this! I then walked 45 minutes to the tourist police department who were a lot more helpful, took ...
... minutes away and when we arrived we realised just how touristy the orphanage is. We headed straight to the river for a refreshment of tuna/onion sandwiches and cool drinks as it is around 11am by now and most of us haven't had anything to eat since 5am... We watched the elephants play in the river and some people fed some elephants banana's or got a photo patting the elephants (all for a fee of course)... I was happy just to watch them enjoying the water and ...
... I wanted to visit – these guys are in the first row as you walk in the side gate. We visited Sergeant (SGT) Sydney White 404191 Age 24 and SGT Noel Watt 404223 Age 21.
These guys were on board a Blenheim aircraft (Serial: Z7968) at Satmalana near Colombo with 11 Squadron Royal Air Force – they crashed at 1415 hours, 15 March 1942 as a result of engine failure on take-off. They had been detailed to locate and attack ...
... train finally arrived as it was getting very humid on the platform and our carriages were air conditioned. Like any major tourist attraction the Elephant Orphanage was a mad house but well worth it. The Elephants are well looked after. They get bathed twice a day in the river then walked back to the orphanage. I had a close encounter with a baby elephant who wanted to eat my camera. We were ...
... global misogyny in non-colonialistic ways. But this also means that, in the interest of my own safety and comfort, I will not be stepping foot in India again unless I am invited. And I should note that this is far from the only country I feel unsafe in as a woman. I often feel unsafe in my own country, but at least there I can speak the language and thus, better identify the warning signs of a predator. And I know the laws and the culture. This is NOT an India phenomenon, but I ...