Eden Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Beruwala
... has a reputation as a congested, dirty, crime ridden city. The new President is doing a great job and yes, it feels meaner & faster than what we have experienced but the greening, beautification and his plans to decentralise to a degree, plus good roads, left me with a positive impression.
It's a massively historic city with some beautiful colonial architecture including Galle Face Hotel ...
We caught the train from Ramkkana to Colombo. It was a 3rd class all stations train. It looked clean and modern, and started off empty, but was packed by the time we got to Colombo. And the weather got hotter and more humid, as we descended back to sea level. We're staying at a small guest house in the suburbs. It was a struggle for the Tuk Tuk driver to find it, even after talking to the care taker twice. But, the ...
... was required... 2 cold bottles of water please. "Sorry Ma'am, we only have these bottles". That'll be 1 bottle of warm water please! The station is very similar to that of Bangkok only much cleaner. A packed platform with men selling kids colouring books, popcorn, bags of exotic fruit, oranges... And warm bottles of water! The train arrives. There's no room for politeness here, makes rush hour on the London Underground look lame! No sooner had the train ...
After a jetlaggy broken nights sleep we rose at 7.30 both keen to get out of Colombo and head south for the quieter cleaner beach towns. Luckily for me, Kate had spent the duration off the Singapore to Colombo flight planning a rough and solid itinerary. From the research our goal for today was to head via train down south to the beach town of Bentota. We had a quick breakfast at the hotel, checked ...
Got lost - saw White House, bats, Riots with Buddha and local government. Went to a coffee place after riot and met the most loveliest Sri Lankan guy - talked to him for about an hour then got some directions to get around and to Odels - tea and scroggon were purchased! Yum :) Very long day or walking around. Back to our home stay where there is no one young to talk to and the lady is never around lol. Moving places ...
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