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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
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... heat to be
harried and hounded by taxi drivers who seemed intent on relieving us of the
remainder of our money for the 30 minute ride to our airport hotel. As a result
we took a bus! A jolly fine bus it was too, air-conditioned and costing a
generous £1 each……
It is not fair to judge Colombo as we did not have much time
to explore and we were intent on reaching our overnight stop near the airport for
our flight home on ...
... we realised we were bogged.. I got out of the car and walked over to a group of five local men watching our troubles. I said that our car was stuck and asked for help and they started talking to each other in their local language. They then spoke to me in the same language motioning over. They seemed to know exactly what to do, two got behind the van and three on the bogged side, telling me to start the car. They lifted the van as I accelerated slowly, these tiny ...
... time as I had a few days to spare and I am glad I did. My little abode is a stunning old Dutch house right near the light house and the mosque so I am sure I will be called to prayer in the morning. When I first arrived it was all sunshine and happiness but after a cheese roti and fresh passion fruit juice the clouds went dark and the storm hit which lasted all of 30 minutes but it has made way for a pretty stunning sunset ...
... Muezzin call from our hotel and it is a common sight to see the white robed gentlemen rushing to prayer. As we have been here during Ramadan its difficult not to get caught up with the cycle of fasting and prayer. Today is Eid so huge feasts and a 'holi' day for all Muslims. I'm sure we will see much celebration up on the Fort walls tonight with chjldren flying kites while parents celebrate. Last night we visited "ROTI MAN' after sunset. We were alerted to the fact that this ...
... we couldn't believe our luck....it was the most beautiful Sri Lankan style house with a huge garden full of palm trees and exotic plants. The lady who owns the house is from Denmark but she wasn't there, she has gone back home for the summer. A really sweet local lady looks after the house for her, checks people in and cleans it etc. Our room was really nice and we had full use of the house, including the kitchen, living room and garden. The first night we were the ...