Taj Samudra Colombo

25, Galle Face Center Road, Colombo, 03, Sri Lanka | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $179.00

Travel Blogs from Colombo

One extreme to another

A travel blog entry by lorenhine


... so we are going to a hotel near the beach.Tomorrow morning we are off down to Galle for three nights before heading further south along the coast and then into the mainland. Two of our flights have been cancelled today as the company went bust (Tigerair) so we are changing our trip. Intead of going from Singapore to North Thailand we are going to 'pop' over to Cambodia before going to Bangkok which we need to rearrange. ...

First few days

A travel blog entry by beckeyjw

... it was also a little bit cold. We had lunch and tea at the hotel today, def getting more used to eating with our hands. Once we got back to the home stay we were planning different places to go to, as we have a jungle weekend starting this Thursday which is run by SLV then as it's the Sri Lankan new year we have a week off where we can go travelling which is nice, although it could make it a bit harder to get going into the volunteering. I'm sure it will all work ...

A very high tea indeed.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... I am sure it is on
the attached website somewhere but I will not check and put a price on the most generous gift of what was effectively a priceless afternoon. I didn't even feel so scruffy as I left and bade Treshi a fond adieu before walking off into the Colombo night. Actually, I felt pretty

Back home past a beautifully illuminated Buddhist stupa and that was the 15th done. What a brilliant day and thank you so much Treshi.

Getting to work

A travel blog entry by cornevanhoepen

... house we visited had a 12 year old boy who was delusional, and he had never been outside his house because he was a shame on the family. It's difficult to keep track of where these patients all live because they move around alot because they believe that spirits in the house are haunting their loved ones, and causing the symptoms. Overall, the day was a real eye opener. I feel like since I have come to Sri Lanka I have aged 10 years because ...

The end is near...

A travel blog entry by gos201


... Sri Lanka because the best job he could get in Italy was an MRI scan assistant. Here he is a GP and takes care of the medical examinations of the men on his ward.. He has 80 patients on the ward, checks 5 of them a day (8:30am-10:00) and then goes and sits in the office drinking coffee and learning Russian unless an emergency comes up... So he is paid 8:30am till 4pm and does less than 2 hours work! Not too bad ey.. He also recieves a great wage by Sri Lankan standards - 2 an hour.. So ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 25, Galle Face Center Road, Colombo, is near Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Mount Lavinia, Colombo National Museum, and Dehiwala Zoo.
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