Travel Blogs from Kalutara
... particular hot zones in the seas adjacent to Somalia. He also spoke of the military presence during our transit with helicopters ready to respond within 15 minutes. Last evening I noticed that fire hoses were at the ready all along the railings of the promenade deck, and Ships Company should have devices that emit focused high frequency noise installed before our arrival. The Rotterdam is capable of speeds up to 25 knots and can easily ...
... quite near cinnamon gardens, breakfast inc.
Showered and walked to Dutch colonial museum in fort and then fort station to sort train to kandy- all seem v full. Back to hotel , buying beer and ginger beer on way. Nowhere near to eat so had masala dosai at food court in modern shopping mall ...
... streets outside the ground. You then had to wander round until you found a gate that was actually open. We found our seating in the un-reserved area and discovered that these are not actually seats as such. They are, in fact, terraced rows of concrete steps, and we found ourselves a spot just out of the sun with a good view sideways on to the wicket. Overall the ground seems to be much better organised than up in Kandy and at least the ...
... ground please". This journey should have taken 15mins, but after 30 mins we were still driving round in circles. We eventually found a cricket ground , but not the one we wanted. Someone told the driver where to go and we eventually made it to the ground about an hour later than planned. Our experience of Tuk-tuk drivers in Colombo has certainly not been positive so far. We found some pretty good seats right in amongst the Barmy Army ...
... been fortunate enough to be invited to various dinners, to a couple of NGO functions, to a Sri Lankan drumming and dancing performance, and to a special exhibition of art and photography used as a means to work with children traumatized by the war.
And each day brings smiles as I experience anew yet another aspect or activity of this country that I so admire.......and some that I could do without:
- observing the ...
TripAdvisor Reviews LTI Sinbad Kalutara
Other places to stay in Kalutara
Abrew Drive Waskaduwa, Kalutara | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Kudawaskaduwa. Waskaduwa, Kalutara | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Excellent Beach Hotel
- Good in parts but not for those sensitive to smells or poor air con.
De Abrew Drive, Kalutara | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Fünf Sterne Hotel
- Oh Dear
- Lovely Place, Enthusiastic Staff
St. Sebastian's Road, Kalutara | 4 star hotelfrom $113
- Have a lazy time in kani lanka (Allan & Sue. Sutton Coldfield)
- Great relaxing holiday!
- Lock up your valuables
Mahawaskaduwa, Kalutara | 2 star hotelfrom $73