Ranweli Holiday Village
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Girlabouttown stayed here on Aug 7, 2013 during their trip titled: Sri Lankan Adventure.
Women in Management have sponsored a widow from a female-headed household from Pollonaurwa to come to Colombo for a course on making a website at the Chamber of Commerce. This was her first time experiencing the coolness in her AC room at Golden Towers, the first time she had used a laptop and the first time she had tried pizza. I had a great interview with her over a Pizza Hut. She told me about her handbag business where she earns between 1000 and ...
... I will be venturing out as I head to the north of the city to meet the chairperson of Women In Management, the organisation I will be collaborating with on my research. If you assumed I'm in Sri Lanka for the beaches, curries and tea plantations then you're wrong (sort of). I'm part of the MSc Practising Sustainable Development cohort at Royal Holloway, University of London and 50% of the degree is a ...
... Back on the bus, but this time was a little less pleasant- it was rush hour and PACKED.
We had been warned about Sri Lankan men maybe being a little handsy, but in the packed bus no one bothered any of us! Even though we were standing crushed together or essentially sitting on people's laps.
Mr. Biryani's and Mr. Pepsi again for dinner, sitting on the rooftop and enjoying a beer with two Australian guys, Saz and Yewende.
... it was 1977 when he won Opportunity Knocks! He was actually very, very good and we'll definitely go to his second show. From there to the Crows nest to listen to Lynne for a while and then had a quick walk out on deck 13, still 29C and loads of stars out as it's pretty dark up there, certainly up on deck 14 which is where we'll have a night star watching before landfall. Tonight is our first night of dark running ...
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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.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.