- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Good location adjacent to shopping
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... At that time I recall his wife was expecting and they now have a baby girl and another on the way. Good memories at the CCC
So Sunday is the day that England can level the ODI series with a win here at the Premadasa in Colombo.
My travelling companion Boz sell gear for the Barmy Army so we set off early to get to ground for a 10.00 start, it is sweltering with the temperature in the 30s and the humidity ...
... perfumery’. The Lighthouse Clock Tower and Grand Oriental Hotel provide more echoes of bygone days. Follow Main Street into the Pettah, the bazaar district crowded with trishaws, traders peddling textiles, gems and ayurveda herbs.
We arrived in Colombo midday and then our adventure began. Since we arrived a day earlier than anticipated due to a flight cancellation and then rescheduling, we were on our own to find a hotel. We did so at ...
... nausea and after the orphanage, Praki took me to a shop that shows how elephant poo is made into recycled paper. As the lady took me around I was feigning interest and gulping air but when she plunged her hand into what is, essentially elephant poo pulp, I was in trouble. " Where's your washroom?" I whispered through tightly clenched baleen teeth. She got me there in record time as I basically projectile vomited time and time again. It would appear that I was quite ...
... is written off!!!! First stop was the National Museum, loads of history dating way back, some to the 8th century. More touring round the city and then a stop at Ganaramaya temple a Buddhist temple with like a Sunday school with it full of kids studying. We had a look round here then off through the city again and to the National Exhibition centre where we had a refreshment break. We got a local beer, Lion lager which was very nice. Also a stop ...
... had. Rice and curry is a staple here mostly eaten at lunctime although I have had it in the evening (had a fine one in odd circumstances last night but all in good time!). Again, a full report from VT on what was a wonderful meal.
"I had seen this place a few times as it was near my hotel and I had wondered what it was like. I had actually walked past it a couple of times quite early and knew that it did not open until 1100 in the morning and stayed open until 2300. ...