Hotel Sunset Beach
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... Sure enough after less then 40min everyone piled off the bus and we slid into a tuktuk bound for the train station. I am fairly sure the tuktuk driver took us around in circles but we had plenty of time up our sleeves so decided to let go and enjoy the hussle and bustle that is Colombo. After not too long we were dropped off the Colombo Fort train station conveniently close to a tourist information office. Next thing I knew I found ...
... br> We dropped our bags and walked along the road to the main city centre. Negombo is a rush of activity and we were we only saw 1 other westerner whilst walking. The clothes shops blasted out music from speakers facing the street, we dodged goats, dogs and chickens. We bought some cheap Indian street food (samosa & roti) and stopped in a supermarket to buy some traditional sweets for our work colleagues back home. ...
... saw in Malaysia. The countryside is stunning and you don't mind the train travelling at 20mph when the scenery is so gorgeous. And after Indonesia, the roads were a joy. For an island, a few more beaches wouldn't go amiss but having spent three days on Negombo that's a small quibble as the beach was lovely and golden, even if the sea was a wee bit fierce, though shallow.
For a country with many poor people some of the prices in shops are ridiculous ...
Negombo is much closer to the airport and since we already spent a night in Colombo, we thought we'd give this city a try. There is a beach in Negombo but it is dirty and also a fort but you can't go inside as it is now turned into a prison. As our guidebook suggested, we could have committed a crime to see what it is like inside, but really, we'll pass.
So we just wonder around and hide for the several showers ...
... or were they night watchmen?
The roads were also full of night crews doing their work - by day it became apparent that our part of Colombo was a city in flux rushing to modernise and improve their neighbourhood. We Are quite close to galle face green and the American embassy so a mixture of old wealth and power and hopeful aspiration. The streets off the main arterials of Galle road and Marine Drive are ...