Highbury Colombo

14 / 1, Skelton Road, Colombo, 5, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Colombo

Just a quickie (calm down ladies)!

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... UK a Northen Indian one prepared and served by Bangladeshis) menu and was invented in my country in the 1960's. There is debate as to whether it was Glasgow or Birmingham but it matters not, it is not a traditional Asian dish despite what some creative menus would like to tell you. Same with balti which I believe hails from the very exotic corner of the Empire called Birmingham! .

OK, be that as it may, I ...

My first real disappointment.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... that.

One good thing is that it is all on one level which would make it wheelchair accessible.

I am sure there must be a huge amount of railway memorabilia still in the country and with a newly peaceful Sri Lanka trying hard to attract tourism, I really think someone in authority should have a look at creating a proper Museum concerning thisimportant part of the nation's history."

So there you have it, or rather don't have it. Shame.


Kerala, Sri Lanka, and Airport Fun

A travel blog entry by emandtim


... houses and cute little walking streets. It felt more like a Dutch town (it was invaded and owned by the Dutch for years) than it did a Sri Lanka town. From there, our guide picked us up again and we were heading for our last stop, Colombo, where we would end our tour with our driver. But the adventures weren't over yet. This last day our guide stopped at a place on the way to take us on a boat tour. We all weren't thinking very much of it but figured we would give it a ...

Fergy gigs for the beautiful people.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


Up bright and breezy the next morning and out to face the world after a little work on my Virtual Tourist pages. I know that this prompts some debate amongst travellers. People say that I should be out and about all the time seeing things and then do the writing up later. Perhaps if I had a fortnight in a country that would be a valid argument but I am away for exactly the 90 days my visa allows and so have a little time. Also, if I merely travel and ...

Yet more, same rules apply!

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... that the Government probably had a list of all the numbers they had issued to foreigners and this was to prove pretty prescient.

Jumping ahead now. Part of the instructions for the "gift" SIM mentioned that if you stayed in the country more than 30 days you had to register it which I found a bit odd as in the UK you can have pay as you go SIMS. I believe criminals are fond of using them as they buy a SIM, effectively a clean ...

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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding