Hotel Sunset Beach
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Travel Blogs from Negombo
... and I arrive to total confusion. No one seems to be able to find it and the girl that last had it last is now unreachable, trekking through the jungle. They promise to try and track her down and get back to me before late afternoon so my trip hopefully is not a complete bust.
To kill time I go on a mission to find a couple pairs of shorts and seek out some local shopping malls. Obviously designed ...
We arrived in Colombo late in the evening and found a taxi to our hotel in nearby Negombo. Despite an unusually poor experience with the hotel, we took a stroll around our new environs whilst refining our immediate plans for Sri Lanka.
Negombo beach was vast. It was almost like arriving in the Sahara. If Peter O`Toole had turned up on his camel we would not have been too surprised. Our over-riding impression was of peace and quiet. After three weeks in India ...
... says “Welcome to the Colombo Beach Hostel, Mr Smith.”
A cafe opposite the hostel called Food Corner has stayed open late for us and we gratefully pile in for an excellent meal of curry and rice served with side dishes of dal, pol sambola, poppadoms and mango chutney, washed down appropriately with a huge pot of wonderful tea. The owner, a gentle soft-spoken chap becomes a good friend to us over the next few days with reliable advice on itineraries ...
... drivers story but hey ho, $24 is $24.
It seemed to have been a busy three weeks in Sri Lanka, during which we've seen some amazing sights, so we decided to spend the last few days relaxing on Negombo beach. Part of this feeling of doing a lot has stemmed from the ridiculously hard travelling Sri Lanka involves for such a small island (20 million people, 2 million stray dogs). So we've spent the last few days between beach (nice warm Indian Ocean waves), Negombo ...
... by the train we were meant to catch and arrive at a hotel that didn't exist (it was still under construction). It was a long day. We were put up by the friendly owner of the hotel next door though at no extra cost (more generosity), though the room was a hotbox even with the fan and the breakfast involved boiled vegetables which is a first, even in Sri Lanka I suspect.
The economy of Sri Lanka is so warped by tourism that there is a belief among the locals that as a ...