Travel Blogs from Wadduwa
... conditioned car.
The hostel people were very nice and managed to find me a single room at 1 am. Travelers should be aware that lodgings are quite minimal, though.
The next day, I still had 6 hours before I even needed to think about getting to the airport, so I visited the national museum, which is in this old colonial-style mansion. There's also a natural history museum behind it, so I was well entertained.
Then I took ...
... be somewhat a disappointment. First, the very food item I salivated (yes!) all day for--lobsters, weren't available. Here, they present you a menu book upon sitting, but offer only a plateful of seafood items (fish, shrimp, crab and veggies in our case) which they claim as the Catch of the Day. I really had high expectations for this place, let alone the server unable to smile nor show attentiveness to our needs at least.
... everyone seems to be running thier own buisness here or doing well.
Took ages for everyone to be ready but we finally got together and went to a gallery reatuarunt for lunch. Al ordered the fish head soup, a local delicacy, but was dissapointed when it came and was just the broth, no head. We discover that here in Cclombo, people spend most of their time just eating. Eating breakfast, lunch, dinner and ...
... with Sri Lankans and their mountains of luggage, all eager to join their families in Colombo for the holiday season. Fortunately, I had years ago learned the art of “travelling light”, so simply hoisted my small pack onto my back and went in search of a bus. What was formerly a two hour trip from Kandy to Colombo has become a four to five hour gruelling stop-and-start journey, with drivers dodging the oncoming traffic and passengers breathing in the polluting fumes. I ...
... with young children who were barding the flight.. when i am older.. none of my children are getting on an aeroplane until they are past screaming age.
Anyway.. flight was bumpy but no.."oh dear god we are going to die" moments though the woman beside me got up to teh toilet so often that I seriously thought about pushing her out the airlock on the plane!!
Eventually got into Colombo at 2:00am... I say got to Colombo.. ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking