D Villas

193 / 1 Sri Gnanendra Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Colombo

Day 172 - Lamprais & Cricket Club Cafe Beers

A travel blog entry by costin

... Albert & Rich) came into the hostel, on the first day of a four month adventure of their own. We soon got chatting about Sri Lanka and travelling in general. As is pretty much standard, this developed into a trip to the pub - in this case, the Cricket Club Cafe. The Cricket Club Cafe, is a cricket themed pub run by two Australians. The clientele seemed to be a mixture of locals, expats and travellers. We had a couple of beers, which ...

Fascinating Colombo, Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by lottyh

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... of Asian architectural design. It
is also one of the oldest temples in Colombo and has one of the
oldest ficus trees which is more than 2,000 years-old; and is now
considered a holy tree.






At
the outset, we were asked to take off our shoes at the entrance. At
the corner of my eye I saw a monk in his saffron robe, sitting
under a mango tree. In another corner, women in white dresses were
kneeling on the ...

Colombo Day 2!

A travel blog entry by linds.and.don

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We were up and out of the hotel by 11am and headed into downtown on foot. We walked the Galle Face Walk which is a boardwalk that runs along the waterfront. It is filled with all kinds of people and stands where they are selling an array of items ranging from food and drink to blow up toys and bubbles. It was a nice walk along the water, although time to time it did have a overpowering smell of, what I can only describe as.... raw sewage. Which, coincidentally, looked like it ...

Just a short entry.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles

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... it was served at room temperature which does not. It appears to be common here and I am alwaysin favour of eating to local norms but I really do not like less than lukewarm curry. I had imagined that the roti was there as an indication of what was on offer but no, it was stone cold and obviously taken off the pre-prepared plate. It was tasty enough but I like my Asian breads hot.

The lack of any obvious internet presence indicates to me that this may be ...

Lights, camera, action.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles

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... of that which is a thing I do not normally do, I have even been doing some commentaries, Heaven help us. The problem lies either with me or the technology, undoubtedly the former and the videos don't seem to load onto the computer although the stills do. I am using Picassa for my images on a Sony N110 netbook and loading from a Canon Ixus compact with a standard SD card so if any of you technically minded readers can offer any assistance I would be most grateful. ...

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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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