Janaki Hotel

43 Fife Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Sailing to Sri Lanka on a birthday

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin


... water.

There was just time to have a rest in the shade before getting ready for dinner. It is a formal night tonight, but we have booked in for an Italian meal to celebrate a stealth birthday. We enjoyed antipasti, fish soup, veal, and three variations of tiramisu ooooo oooooo ooooo. Traditional, limoncello and amaretto, simply wonderful.

A coffee and a walk around the deck, and a quiet but lovely birthday comes to a ...

The loads getting lighter with every mile

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... parent(s) at noon, the uniform is the same throughout the country. Boys wear blue shorts, white collared shirts and a tie in the schools colours with black while the girls wear a white skirt, shirt and a tie in the schools colours, white socks and shoes with their hair short or tied in braided pig tails with satin ribbon matching the tie. No one stays in their house (probably because it's too dam hot and humid), community is a huge thing. Locals wear ...


A travel blog entry by jushobbs


Left home at 1pm and nearly missed the coach to Heathrow despite being half an hour early! Grumpy queen of a driver tried to make a point, clearly got his thong in a twist! Arrived Heathrow a tad early so was forced to eat, drink beer... Oh and a cheeky Baileys... Let the holiday begin! Great flight, marred only by THE most uncomfortable seats with a metal lumbar support... Which we discovered retracted... As we were landing - hey ...

Brilliant food, except for one thing.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... flavours of the dish
were really pleasant. It really is a mystery to me as I know the kitchen here is obviously good, the chefs look immaculate and it is a more top of the range establishment and so I can only put it down to a one-off aberration. Perhaps this is the local taste but I have not encountered it elsewhere so I don't find that particularly convincing.

I know I should have sent it back but I really didn't want the hassle and the rest of the dishes ...

Fergy gigs for the beautiful people.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... myself and the director chap alternating as the entertainment. I was knocking out the usual Western standards like Thin Lizzy, Dylan, Stones, Doors and a few Irish tunes and the director was singing Sinhalese tunes. During these, the guys would begin to beat out a rythmn on whatever they could find to hit, plastic chair, table, kit box or whatever. It is effectively a tabla style of percussion where you use the flat of one hand and the tips of the ...

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