Windmill Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from Negombo
Two weeks in Sri Lanka. It's not long, but we discovered that Sri Lanka offers everything you could want in a holiday - culture, wildlife, beaches, scenic highlands, good food and friendly people...not to mention straight forward transport options (trains, buses and even affordable private vehicles). We only stayed in the south on the well blazed tourist trail and we would love to return so we can explore the north further...next time we'll stay a month!
... from Jordan to Sri Lanka bad weather in the
Middle East delayed flights and I arrived at 6 am having spent most of the night
in Amman airport !
The hotel is on the sandy beach with its waving palms and the Indian Ocean is a
constant relaxing and ever changing sight although there is also a lovely pool
with a bar selling made on the spot fruit juices I think it might have originally
been a ...
... like to (perhaps so she wont come??).
Eddie is full of interesting and slightly risque banter, and joins me for the next few days journey. We set off and went to Kandy, via Pinawalla Elephant Orphanage.
All of Sri Lanka's pics are in this FB gallery:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set =a.10100480638264471.1073741831.6100813 8&type=1&l=7ba73f8a59
While we were waiting for Helen to come back from the loo,
Bernard addressed one of his few comments directly to me. He said ‘would you
come back to Sri Lanka?’ My answer was ‘She has a lot more places she wants to
go yet,’ which maybe sums it up. Very entertaining, but with the exception of
Colombo and Galle (which would be a beach hol anyway) we’ve been there now and
done it. A kind of exotic and hot Isle of Wight...
... is another West Indies match and once again the rain comes down and the match is abandoned. West Indies fielded and with more Irish than West Indian supporters the Irish captain Porterfield gets my vote for unluckiest player of the tournament as he gets out first ball to Fidel Edwards same thing that happened in his first match against Australia. Cricket can be a hard or harsh game which ever you prefer. West Indies did not bat at ...