Janaki Hotel

Address: 43 Fife Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Colombo

Old town drama but Buddhists are calmer

A travel blog entry by williamluff on Jan 04, 2015

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... Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims all observe each other's holy days.

In fact today is one of those days, named a Poya day in the Buddhist calendar, being a Full Moon Day. The temple has a service in full swing, led by a monk instructing hundreds of faithful all dressed in white, none of whom are perturbed by tourists wandering around with cameras.

Back in our blissfully air conditioned car we drive from the old part of town into ...

9th December Hello Srilanka, Colombo

A travel blog entry by smadge on Dec 09, 2014

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... block of flats and that was because that is exactly what it was. However one of the rooms had our name on it and the woman who appeared to be in charge was very helpful even if the set up was more than a little strange. We then did that classic British thing of setting off under the full sun, with umbrellas, to explore the area. Luckily, unlike Vietnam, there is always a helpful Tuc-Tuc driver ready to take over when you are feeling a bit weary. We walked along ...

Bangkok -> Colombo (Sri Lanka)

A travel blog entry by bertnmarij on Aug 07, 2014

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... of a ride of one and a half hour for only 31km. A lot less motorcycles than in the rest of Asia but here are a lot more tuktuks. The traffic rules are very basic and consist in being as assertive as possible and using the horn constantly. Everybody keeps his cool. We see a tuktuk crashing in the back of a bus. Smiling the tuktuk driver pushes a little on the inside of the bump. He is not even getting out of his vehicle and moves on. Also our driver is calm as ...

Gorgeous Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by kyley on Apr 17, 2014

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Today is my second full day in Sri Lanka.

I arrived in the evening on Tuesday, and was happily greeted by Angela at the hostel!
Angela is a from Martinique, but lives in London, and we met in Bali and decided to travel to Sri Lanka together!
When I arrived she'd already been here a few days and scouted good food, a great hostel, and some things to see and do- she's taking very good care of me :D

We went ...

Brilliant food, except for one thing.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles on Feb 16, 2014

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... as I have done before. In Sri Lanka, a main dish will often be served with several accompanying dishes which may be larger than the main offering itself. I had also opted for dosas instead of rice as I absolutely love them and hadn't had one thus far on the trip.

Ifit was dosas I was after then I was not to be disappointed. You can seethe size of the things and they were absolutely gorgeous. The side dishes were done to perfection, not overly spicy but I suspect ...