Ramada Katunayake Colombo International Airport
Travel Blogs from Katunayake
... may not have been being pumped into the water??? There was definitely an unnatural green color liquid that was constantly flowing into the water......Interesting. I guess that answered my question on whether or not I should put my feet in the water to feel the temperature.....no thanks!
Our hotel is only 2 buildings away from the Colombo Presidential Palace which is the equivalent of our White House. As we walked the Galle Face Walk we had the opportunity to ...
After another of my signature aimless rambles around including some very little backstreet excursions, I decided to perk myself up with, you've guessed it, rice and curry! Found a great little Indian place down on Sea Street, no frills, great food. That perked me up a bit.
I don't know if you remember the roller-coaster analogy I used about my style of travelling in one of the very earliest posts on this blog but it really is true. I'd had the low of ...
... is not the only one here. I have seen Carlsberg Special Brew here, so beloved of UK vagrants, and it is a similar 8.8%. My "new best friend" Minesh informed me that it was a huge seller.
I had read that there was a huge drinking culture here and the strength of the beer would tend to confirm that but what happened next took me a little by surprise. At 1400 hours, they closed the bar! This seems to be quite common here with many ...
It was HOT, very HOT and after dressing 'sensibly' for the flight, I wasn't ready for the heat that was about to hit me. We make our way to the exit, noticing the toilets were OK (one of our ridiculous concerns), there were a lot of people selling washing machines (in an airport, how puzzling). We find somewhere to buy local simcards, although I had remembered before leaving the UK that I had forgotten to get my phone unlocked. Anyway, true ...
... friendly tour leaders and local guides as well as the friendship of co-travellers. A new chapter begins..... As we flew over northern SriLanka toward Colombo I was stunned by the expanse of trees. There seemed to be millions of palm trees as well as other denser trees. The fields appeared to meander like rivers (there were some also) in between the broad sweeps ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking