Ranweli Holiday Village
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRanweli Holiday Village Waikkal
Ranweli is an established hotel as part of the spa culture, popping up along the west coast of Sri Lanka. Accessed only via a ferry (punted wooden raft), the hotel offers tranquility and calm away from the hustle and bustle.
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... and of course the Taj which was hosting the president himself. Just a couple of blocks away we were walking through slum areas of what is called ‘Slave Island’ dating back to the Dutch use of this area. The streets were mobbed and the people were friendly but something seemed slightly odd. Men and women were walking the streets going about their business. Boys and girls were out playing or being escorted by their families ...
... br> with the enormous sails coming by. We
were back at the hotel before 10 – in time for breakfast!
Not having been 100% sure we would still get breakfast, we
arranged for our driver to pick us up at 1.30 to go for lunch! We really weren’t in need of anymore food but
have to say it was delicious – a local restaurant that also gets ...
... only open 2 hrs Mon-Fri)m she had no scales yesterday to weigh the package (must be broken - she usually has some!)!!! We grabbed a bite to eat, good Dutch krokets, and went to the next town. They are now winging their way to Belgium, but talk about getting blood out of you to do this simple job!
We've had excellent flights, all on time, from Valencia - Madrid; Madrid - Dubai; Dubai - Colombo. Only issues were the sizes of the ...
... he got his skills from that Hakkenen bloke. We finally got stopped by the police this evening and him with his charming ways managed to talk his way out of a ticket and fine. Our Canadian friends are still trying to work out if there are actually any rules of the road. It seemed cruel to let them know the truth. If you have received multiple emails....sorry. Technical difficulties. More visits and news tomorrow. Take care. Ruth & David Oh, the monkey picture is for ...
... approach the front of the church on their knees. People are wandering around everywhere and there is a muffled din from people praying and chatting and hushing children.
We didn't spend all our time in town though. We took the local bus (and what a deal - a four hour ride in a rattle-trap bus with poor brakes and a crazed driver bent on breaking yesterday's speed record using primarily a heavy foot and a horn, for $1.50) south down the coast to Galle, ...