How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
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soon realised that his conversion was underestimating the cost by about 3 times!
When challenged on it he simple said “Oh no, ignore that price, that is for the
Tragically, as it always does, Monday morning came round
and I set off through the streets of the fort to find the bus station just
outside the main gate beyond the cricket ground. It was early enough that kids
were just piling into classrooms shouting ...
... room for the afternoon, escaping the intense the of the day. Although it was only about 33deg, it felt like 43! Unfortunately our 'fan only' room wasn't helping our cause too much! We initially were undecided as to whether we wanted to stay in Galle as it is just another big city with not a lot to see. The Fort is the major draw card and with good reason. Although ...
... predominantly Muslim and Christian, with only one Buddhist temple of note to be found. However, Thursday morning sees the early morning streets filled with wedding parties as at least 15 different couples and their entourages pose for photos around the town, it being an auspicious day in both the Buddhist and Hindu astrological calendar. They start early to beat both the tourist traffic and the heat that builds as the sun climbs higher. We wisely head to the coast most days ...
... tense silence) before eventually deciding we were not worth bothering with and sauntering off distainfuly into the trees. On the drive back we get a reminder of the unpredictable and occasionally savage nature of the weather in the tropics, when we come across an enourmous log-jam of traffic either side of a small stone bridge. The bridge and the river banks are clogged with people and we funnel our way through it all very very slowly, as the driver hollers ...
... within the fort walls and set along a nice coastline. The pretty little town had lots of nice cafés and we had the best ice cream we have ever had which was well needed after walking around in the sun. We had such a nice time at Piples Bungalow and began to get really settled, a bit too settled so we decided to move on after 4 nights and go to the next beach resort called Mirissa. We'll miss having our breakfast with the monkeys that swung threw the palm trees in the ...