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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... have been better. It was isolated and could certainly not claim to be picturesque or even attractive. It was, however, situated next to a small sandy beach which was in turn protected by a large reef some half a mile or so out into the sea. This provided the dual benefit of a spectacular view of huge rollers crashing against the reef and a beautifully gentle area of calm sea next to our sandy beach which was perfect for safe and comfortable bathing.The beach was small ...
... for Amanda Plus etcs. This flight I did watch a film, joe, and read the Herald Tribune cover to cover.
08.30 local time we land coming in over the big lagoon north of Colombo. Off quite quickly, we walk down the long hall with boarding gates either side, avoid using the moving walkway things.
Straight through immigration and passport control with five minutes. Given a welcome pack with free SIM card with about 25 centimes of ...
We arrived safe and sound at our first destination, to be greeted by the lovely owner Francis. We were genuinly too shatterred to go out for dinner,saying we had some snacks, but Francis had some bananas delivered to our door - so cute! So after 2 days of pretty much constant rain - finally sun arrived! Yaaayyy!! We had a head, neck and shoulder massage at a local spa on one of the rainy ...
... There was only one ticket window and there were not that many people getting on the train. We requested two first-class tickets. He told me that there was only second and third-class cars on the train. How bad could second class be!! Well for starters, it didn’t have air-conditioning. It was hot on the train. I knew I was going to be sweating!!!!
The mid-carriage access door was propped open. I cautiously ...
... but had chosen to come here as it is so close to the airport, but some of the pricier hotels with pools will happily let day guests use them for a fee so had decided to do this. We did have a little walk along the beach and indeed it wasn't the nicest beach ever. We got to the Jetwing Blue hotel in plenty of time to have a swim, lay on the sun-loungers, more swimming and lounging for the afternoon. Although the beach is private there a few locals who come ...