Hotel Sansu

651/31, Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo, 011, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Coordination, Culture & Crowded buses

A travel blog entry by kst_wayfaring


... or 3D film where stuff constantly comes flying towards you, but somehow manages never to physically hit you. Traffic with a kick, definitely something for the adrenalin junkies out there.

The humid air ensures that we are all drenched in sweat 24/7 but the warmth is more comforting than nauseating. I find myself enjoying being warmed up, inside out, all the way to the bones - getting rid of the European cold and out of the unreliable changeable weather back home. ...

The loads getting lighter with every mile

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... originally cleared out by the Dutch to keep their cannons. The area was full of locals our for a picnic, flying kites, first dates and more. It reminded me of my last sunset in Thailand with Derek. Except the sky erupted in a violent combination of crimson and violet. There are food vendors everywhere selling various snacks, I noticed a significant increase in the amount of woman out which was probably due to the large police presence. The city had erected ...

Day 150 - Train to Colombo

A travel blog entry by costin

... in curry powder for 20 rupees (10p). When we arrived at the station, we got a Tuk Tuk to our hotel, checked in, then went to find some lunch. We found a very reasonable lunch buffet at the green cabin cafe near our hostel. We both had a big plate of red rice, with dhal, pumpkin curry, beetroot curry, aubergine curry and Sambol for about 600 rupees (3 quid) for the two of us. After lunch, we began to walk into town along Galle Road, but were accosted by a ...

Brilliant food, except for one thing.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


I have written in my last post (no, please don't sound it for me just yet!) about my pretty depressing trip to the zoo and then, to make the day complete, the evening proved to be really odd. Well, regular readers will know that odd things just happen to me.

I know I have mentioned the excellent Topaz Bar in the Sapphire Hotel before and the wonderful Nihal (bar manager) had mentioned they had a "proper" restaurant on the third floor rather than just eating the ...

Fergy gigs for the beautiful people.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


Up bright and breezy the next morning and out to face the world after a little work on my Virtual Tourist pages. I know that this prompts some debate amongst travellers. People say that I should be out and about all the time seeing things and then do the writing up later. Perhaps if I had a fortnight in a country that would be a valid argument but I am away for exactly the 90 days my visa allows and so have a little time. Also, if I merely travel and ...

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This hotel, located on 651/31, Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo, is near Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Minneriya National Park, Colombo National Museum, and Horton Plains National Park.
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