Colombo City Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
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... is to shut off your mind. It is after all only two hours. In retrospect it wasn’t that bad and I would definitely do it again.
Once in town we enjoyed a bit of shopping and “R & R” before hitting the market area across from the rail station. This too had a real gritty feel to it and we scored some pretty great deals on saree’s and sun ...
... for me were going to say, "Taxi?" I had a shorter; three letter response, “Bus!”
From the moment I marched to the hotel with my rucksack in the searing heat, I could see that I was back in a hugely frenetic place (like at the Indian border before Siliguri).
After unpacking, I went for a walk to the port area. There are so many vendors here trying to get your attention and they ...
... to meet other backpackers. We did the 40 minute tuc tuc trip to the elephant orphanage, but the 3000 LKR ($20) entrance ticket kept us out, we saw many elephants in Sri Lanka and could see these from a nearby hotel for the price of a beer (ok not from so close). The spice garden and all their homeopathic remedies were interesting and the guide managed to get our English travel buddy from the hostel to depart with a couple of day’s budget to attempt a cure for ...
... s and they have the same haircut, and wear the same clothes! Weird, sad or what??? A leisurely hour on the Promenade deck reading and watching the waves, it's still a little choppy and a few more clouds about but it's still very nice. I think we got the top end of the storm that's been hampering the search for the plane further down the Indian Ocean than where we are Went to the Curzon at 3:15 for Bill Giles' second talk on climate change, it was ...
The 15th dawns and I knew I had a big day ahead as I had been invited for "high tea" at one of the flashest hotels in Colombo, the Galadari, by my VT friend Treshi. I am writing this offline and so cannot remember whether or not I have mentioned Treshi before. She has been such a great help in planning this trip and it was always a given that we would meet when I was in Colombo if circumstances permitted. As it was Poya Day, a public holiday, she had ...