Travel Blogs from Colombo
... days were also cancelled, all of mine are at the same place just different classes. Luckily I did have swimming on Tuesday afternoon, which we had for the full hour and half, this is actually quite a long time so we did some fun relays and water polo for the last 30 mins. The difference in the swimming ability and the small pool makes it fairly challenging as well, some are doing butterfly whilst others are literally just learning, but they all seemed happy ...
... and so have the elephants, it's more like a maternity ward now than an orphanage. It's difficult though, you can't help thinking they should be in their own habitat, some are so obviously chained and were not sure why, I suppose they could just wander off but then they're not all chained. We watch them in the river, they seem to enjoy it but some do seem a little bored. It's great for the tourist, there are a lot of people here. By now ...
... of flavour, the meat curry was delicious and the contrast between the tender beef and mutton and the slight chewiness from the pork fat added a bit of interest. The smokiness from the jam type thing was a bit much for Kim, but I thought it was great. The Sambol also packed a punch, with chilli, lime and (I think) dried fish to act as a seasoning. It was unlike anything else that we had eaten in Sri Lanka, but was right up there as one of the ...
After arriving at the hostel we headed out into the streets of Colombo! We went to a restaurant called Sugar and had enchiladas! Not very Sri Lankan but we were starving after the flight and just needed fuel...! Then we walked down to Galle Green where there were lots of school children playing in the waves and there were food stalls and people selling kites! ...
... Should you want to
eat there is a fairly small menu but Peter told me he makes it all
himself and seems to be very proud of his food. Again, for one reason or
another I never actually got round to eating here nor did I see anyone
else do so and therefore cannot comment on the food. It claims to be
open 1000 - 2200 every day but be aware that they close early on a
Friday night at 2000 so the staff can go out and enjoy themselves. Well
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting