Travel Blogs from Colombo
... we have visited on our previous travels.
After lunch Aaron decided we needed to have a change of culture so we were off to some authentic Sri Lankan markets. This time it was Nellie and I who caught a Tuk Tuk. It was great fun being amongst the crazy traffic with everyone honking their horns to indicate where they wanted to go. It was only when a bus wanted to pass that you felt a little vulnerable.
... of activity. Here is hot humid and dusty, but the smiles and welcoming spirit of locals really shine through.
Out towards the Port the ruminants of its colonial past stand, little used and some overgrown with plants. As you head south the Indian ocean comes into view crashing against the coastal defences. this is where the majority of the new international hotels will be located to join the Cinnamon Grand and the ...
Trying to predict what a country is going to be like based solely on it's appearance in a few pictures would be foolish. If that was the case, everyone in Australia would look like a kangaroo and every building in Egypt would be pyramid shaped. But I kept that article for future reference and I've been carrying it with me since. When I was in India I took it out of my luggage and had a look at it. My first thought was how ...
... Bombay. We will arrive Sunday at 6 AM, and the plan is to meet our friend Jennifer Koon for a day of “Discovering Mumbai” with a local driver around 10 AM. Jennifer has a great adventure planned for us.
Lastly, I must apologize for the lack of photos on this blog as the internet speeds and the upload times just don’t seem to get along. I will go back and add them later.
Next: Mumbai, India – two ...
... home » and surely excited to drive on those busy roads…
The region is so green compared to Dubai!! Roman came to join us so it was fun having him again, for Fabyan too. They both got to ride an elephant and get showered by its trunk in the river. The elephant orphanage has lots of them, though I will have to admit that after seeing free elephants in Africa, it is never the same for us…rather sad to see some with ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility