TripAdvisor Reviews LTI Sinbad Kalutara
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... for me were going to say, "Taxi?" I had a shorter; three letter response, “Bus!”
From the moment I marched to the hotel with my rucksack in the searing heat, I could see that I was back in a hugely frenetic place (like at the Indian border before Siliguri).
After unpacking, I went for a walk to the port area. There are so many vendors here trying to get your attention and they ...
... rate by letting them grow a bit before releasing them.
We gave a donation on top of our £2.40 entrance fee and the lovely surprise at the end was they let us each take one of the baby turtles that was ready for release, and set them free ourselves.
What a wonderful first day!
See our turtle releasing video at
... leaving the room I managed to flick my water bottle (bought in Jaffna) a bit too much, sending it smashing to the floor, nothing hurt except for the bottle and now no water! In the afternoon, after a little chill, Lizzie rang up the swimming coach to check the session was still going ahead in the monsoon, he said yes as it wasn't raining there. This was a surprise as it was tipping it down here. When we got there it was tipping it down as well as thunder ...
... t care. But now I have a freshly reviewed visa for one more month, so I will stick it out, and when the time comes to reapply next month, we'll see if it happens..... After I leave immigration, which I hope is not going to be to late as I've been sitting here for 5 hours.. I will catch a bus back to Kandy and spend a month there working in the disabled orphanage and boys orphanage. This has been the most amazing experience, and I would highly recommend doing something like ...
... known as Big Ben in London, although that is an incorrect term as Big Ben refers to the hour bell, but that is another story.
Five years later, the light was added to the top to replace an earlier beacon dating from 1820. As Colombo grew and the buildings got taller they eventually eclipsed the light and so a new one had to be built nearer the coast. I cannot imagine who would have given planning permission to build a ...
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Kudawaskaduwa. Waskaduwa, Kalutara | 3 star hotelfrom $98
- Excellent Beach Hotel
- Good in parts but not for those sensitive to smells or poor air con.
De Abrew Drive, Kalutara | 4 star hotelfrom $109
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- Oh Dear
- Lovely Place, Enthusiastic Staff
St. Sebastian's Road, Kalutara | 4 star hotelfrom $113
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- Great relaxing holiday!
- Lock up your valuables
Mahawaskaduwa, Kalutara | 2 star hotelfrom $94