Colombo City Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Refrigerator in room
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... to thighs. Airport police, soldiers and gendarmes in pairs or threes, armed to the teeth,
Hungry, so decided to check in and then eat. In the short baggage check in queue, about to step forward with our our downloaded paperwork when a minute's silence was announced. And there was, except for maybe few who didn't understand French. Had a small hamburger and a glass of wine, Amanda - Caesar salad and no wine, then went through security to gate 81. Section F, ...
With no itinerary to follow, we whimsically book tickets for the train to Ella. We were concerned the experience might be similar to the rattler from Colombo, but are pleasantly surprised when air-conditioned modern rolling stock heaves into view, with allocated seating. The train journey from Kandy is said to be the most scenic in Sri Lanka and came very highly recommended by our friend at Food Corner. However, as we move into the high country the clouds are so low ...
... over my first tuk tuk and me and my travel companion hopped in with all of our luggage.
Going in the tuk tuk is perhaps the most insane transport I have been in, basically they all try to dominate the road, and if anyone gets in their way they beep over and over. There are hundreds of them everywhere all jockeying for position. I arrived at my very nice hotel and unpacked (Jesus I'd kill for a nice hotel now..)
We then went for ...
... I will be venturing out as I head to the north of the city to meet the chairperson of Women In Management, the organisation I will be collaborating with on my research. If you assumed I'm in Sri Lanka for the beaches, curries and tea plantations then you're wrong (sort of). I'm part of the MSc Practising Sustainable Development cohort at Royal Holloway, University of London and 50% of the degree is a ...
... and I
didn't expect to find it so brilliantly displayed. I felt almost a
spiritual connection with all the color and flavor, even its pace.
“Are you happy we
stopped here?” I asked my husband.
“Yes, I used to
fly here,” he replied sounding nostalgic for the times when he used
to fly as a Captain with Singapore Airlines, at a moment when his
life stretches largely behind him.
This tour ...