Rani Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Negombo
On 2nd June 2013 we landed at Bandarniake International airport. We reached our hotel by airport taxi. We stayed at Colombo for 3 nights. We visited Independence square, National Museum, National Art Gallery, Buddhist temple and saw parliment building we also visited beach. The next day we went for shopping at Odel, House of Fashion and Majestic …
... time and crossing streets came close to near death experiences. We had to cross streets a lot.
The day felt extremely long, mostly due to flying throughout the night. We went to bed somewhere between 8 and 9pm. There was no thinking of sleep though. The heaviest thunderstorm I have experienced in a long time decided to go down at night.
The day in a few words: First slight sunburn check. Half a dozen mosquito bites check. Spotted elephants, zero.
... format at the Visa Applications place within like a 15 min. I thank my driver and want to pay him but he offers that he would wait for me until I'm done. I say that I don't know how long will I have to wait, maybe there is a long queue. He says: "It goes quickly, my friend, I'll wait, no waiting charge". GET THIS GUY!!! I'm done with all formalities within around half an hour - exactly how Jony expected it. Two things I'm not happy about:
1. VISA fee - no comment!
... br> 500 rupees ( £2.50 ) was a good fare for 10km to the Hotel- The Gamodh Citadel , its located North of the main town and closer to the Sacred City. The Hotel is a year old with 4 rooms. The rooms are modern and a good size BUT the only downside you can smell damp very strongly here. We found the same in Negombo , the room was lovely but a lot of damp on the walls and ceilings it must be the climate here.
So off to bed ready for a busy day sightseeing the next day.
... was unsafe and we should consider returning,to Negombo. Also, when we asked the driver his name yesterday he answered "my Christian name is Joseph". Looking back we identified our prejudice towards different religions and could identify with our trust being higher because of his comment.
So it looks like there will be rain for a couple more days and we are just planning to hangout and enjoy some rest and relaxation. ...
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