D Villas

193 / 1 Sri Gnanendra Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka | Hotel
Prices starting from $135.00

Travel Blogs from Colombo


A travel blog entry by jgazz


... plus lots of free food such as ice cream was being handed out on the streets, it was great. We walked to the city park, found a cricket match being played, visited the markets, and talked too many local people in the streets.

Sri Lanka has been such a wonderful experience. Unfortunately for us personally we had a few hiccups in our 2 weeks here, with both of us getting sick from time to time. In saying this, Sri Lankan people have been nothing but ...

The loads getting lighter with every mile

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... Locals walk through the carts every few minutes selling various "short eats" and drinks. One of the advantages of being in third class over second or first is you get all the snacks at local fare not tourist price. The buses are not like those of every other country, picture a battered OC transport bus as crowded as the 95 during rush hour, now add no AC no seats double the amount of people and add blaring Indian music. These bus rides have become quite ...

Day 150 - Train to Colombo

A travel blog entry by costin

... next to our rather large backpacks. There were plenty of beggars coming along the train, who the locals seemed quick to donate to, without ever really looking up from their paper or their phone. It is always difficult to turn down people in need, but it can be a bit of minefield and you can't give to everyone. As such, Kim and I decided not to give money to any beggars on this trip. Instead, we will make donations when we get back, hopefully as a more ...

OK, I know it has been a while!

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... that for various reasons. So back to our tale, dear long-suffering readers. I cannot quite believe we are still in Colombo here looking at the lighthouse that isn't. It seems like so long ago and so much has happened. There is obviously gong to be yet more cross-pollination here but I feel that is better than not submitting anything at all.

Having circumnavigated the still fairly obvious security cordon around the port the sweltering sun (apologies to my UK ...

Colombo - because I had to

A travel blog entry by wanderingbish


... time in Columbo, and it was.

I had a wander, took in a couple of average sites then sought out a pub owned by the guy who owns the local brew; Lion Beer, for a more interesting pint. The only options besides the generic lager I had become so bored of was a very dark beer or Russian standards, OK, it was better than the beer in Moscow, but marginally. This place was redeemed by the ...

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This hotel, located on 193 / 1 Sri Gnanendra Mawatha, Colombo, is near Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Mount Lavinia, Colombo National Museum, and Dehiwala Zoo.
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