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Travel Blogs from Colombo
... I told them that we
came from Australia and they understood. Children seem the same all over the world. Very inquisitive, happy and full of fun when with friends or schoolmates.
Our hotel or resort was amazing, with beautiful rooms and it had a chain of swimming pools and
spas and was right on the beach front of the Indian Ocean. We all went for a swim except for Uncle Mick, or at least, we got our bathers wet. The gang of four loved it.
On the return ...
... to possess.
When my clothes were dry I headed off to the zoo. Normally if I want to look at a bunch of animals I'll just dig out an old family photo but after the previous day's walking, I chose the zoo because it looked close by: to the end of the street, cross over, down the side of St. Mary's Church and just keep going for ten or so minutes. Easy.
When I got there the board outside seemed to list the entry price as 100 ...
... for a wander
* Cheeky tuk tuk to Gangaramaya Buddhist temple (were aiming for museum but never made it)
* Quiet meditation with locals until ant runs over Katie's foot
* Walked along the beach
* Sweaty and crowded 4 minute train to Maradana
As it is Good Friday there were hot cross buns at breakfast. the waiters, who are all from the far east, were most bemused. By them and trying to explain not easy as they were not 'hot'. The city of Colombo has just appeared out of the mist straight ahead of us. It's 11.15. We pick up a pilot at 12.30 and arrive 13.30. Our tour leaves at 13.45. We have been away from home for twelve weeks today and we only have four weeks to go. For many a holiday of four weeks would seem ...
... my sinuses strongly objected against the idea of liking me and took to be completely blocked. So this meant that on landing I had the fun experience of thinking that my head or ear drum more specifically was going to explode! As a result of this, I have been therefore deaf the entire time I have been in Colombo, unless I put my head at a 90 degree angle forwards and turned it slightly to the left! An elegant position of course, so one I only adopted for ...
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting