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Travel Blogs from Sigiriya
... them grab a rusted fried pan and splash it with water, that was it. Hahaha… Ouchhh… that was gross and I had to eat that food. Hahaha. I was forcing myself to eat the Fried Rice because I didn’t eat breakfast. I couldn’t finish my Fried Rice, I only ate a few spoons of it and I am done. I still think about how they made our food… I hope we’re fine, hahaha. They served the food in the backyard of the restaurant, they ...
... From there, a series of panel discussions and breakout sessions were held all around the conference centre, with each focussing on different topics. In the morning I attended the discussion on gender equality, as well as the breakout session, where delegates worked together to brainstorm ideas which would eventually form a part of the UN policy document.
In my capacity as 'observer delegate', I was unsure of how much I was really allowed to participate, ...
... a big double bed to myself, allhough you did have to be careful with the position of the mossie net so that it didn't catch the fan causing quite a scary noise, I was ready to climb the rock. Like most things here, the earlier you go the better, as it's warmer and also less crowded. By the time I had walked there and paid my ticket price (expensive) it was around 7.40 and not too busy. Even walking up the long driveway there were some impressive views of the rock and ...
... national holiday celebrated in both Tamil and Sinhala culture. This offered a great opportunity to explore other parts of the island, particularly given that the vast urban sprawl of Colombo offers little in the way of culture and scenery. By way of easing in, we set off first for the sleepy east-coast surf resort of Arugam Bay. Public transport comes to a virtual standstill over new years day here, so we figured where better to get stranded than the beach! After ...
... though, because what you actually
can see isn’t all that different from ruins elsewhere in the world – Macchu Picchu,
Pompei, Hovenweep, etc. The views in all directions, though, were splendid, and
not only did climbing Sigiriya at dawn capture the coolest daylight hours, it
also avoided the mobs of Sri Lankan school children and French tourists
climbing up as we were descending. Despite what some claim, French people do
not all not get ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center