Mount Lavinia Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Mount Lavinia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Mount Lavinia
... or served on this day so i couldn't even drown my sorrows!! That night we ate in a chinese restaurant on the beach the food was very spicy and tasty however refused us alcohol! Until a bit later where we meet this Iranian guy who i think paid them off so he could drink and bought us beers!!! Ended up a very funny night finding out about his 2 girlfriends!! Hopefully we will meet him again in Sri Lanka!
... praying. A few
women were lighting incense sticks making the place pulsate with
color and smell. The colors, odors, and the crowd gave me an
overwhelming feeling. We continued to wander past colors of
saffron clothed monks, and locals of all ages. The intense colors,
smell, and presented us with an overload of the senses.
the holy ficus tree was a huge temple decorated with elephant
carvings on ...
... been told
that the RSL (Returned Services League) was the place to go for a meal.
There was a man on the door and you had to be a member or live over 25
kilometres (or was it miles?) from the venue to be admitted. I Produced
my passport, gave my London address and showed the London issued visa
and was deemed to be well in excess of the required distance. About half
a world to be precise!
Peter and I had been talking one evening
... Both of us almost instantly fell asleep in the bus. It was a long ride anyways to the city center.
After roughly 3 hours on the bus we arrived at the Colombo Fort, the main train station in the country that is located close to the city center. Since we just arrived and we didn’t know well how to move we decided to take a tuk-tuk to our hostel because it was located far away from the center. The tuk-tuk charged us RS 700.
We finally arrived in our hostel ...
... they were also killed and or abused by the army who, despite international calls for restraint (except from Russia & China) chose not to negotiate with the rebels again but rather destroy them along with the trapped civilians. The number of deaths vary wildly, but the government maintain they didn't kill any civilians in the final stages of the battle... Every year there is a celebration in Colombo celebrating this victory. This causes joy ...