Pearl City Hotel
Travel Blogs from Colombo
... I just realised today that I am getting on for halfway through what is a fairly extensive trip and the time has flown. There is so much to see and I haven't seen a fraction of it yet. It really is a magical place and I commend anyone to visit it. I am just writing chronologically so as not to miss anything and had a few minor (and they were minor) disappointments round about the same time,
Nothing serious and there are many more adventures to come so stay tuned.
... I started with a bit of sushi, moved on to some sandwiches, a few other titbits and then some pastries to finish. Everything was absolutely gorgeous and obviously prepared in a top-class kitchen. The presentation was superb. Naturally, I had to finish the whole affair off with a nice cup of Sri Lankan tea. Well, it would be rude not to.
We must have been there for a good three hours, chatting and eating and watching the parade of very ...
... to Trivandrum (Kerala) the next day. As if we hadn't learned from our last flight adventure, we were in for a new one. As we were flying domestic we took a cab to the domestic airport and arrived with an hour or so to spare, plenty of time. Once we arrived to the entrance and showed our booking (yes you have to in all Indian airports show that you have flight booking before you can even come close to entering the airport) they told us that this flight was leaving from ...
... it was one of the most satisfying musical experiences of my life. I digress, as usual. The box in question was half decent and, better still, in tune. It belonged to the guy I took to be the director and he turned out to be pretty adept on it himself.
A beer was set in front of me and I was ordered to play. No pressure then. Actually, there was no pressure at all as everyone was so pleasant. It all settled down into a very convivial ...
Right, to try and keep you abreast (no tittering at the back please) of what is going on, I think I have worked out how to use this damned site. It involved a few hours, a lot of swearing and inevitably a couple of Lion lager. I hope I can replicate the feat early in the day! This is a piece I put together yesterday (29th Jan) although it refers to events much further back. Also, as the site only permits five images per entry I shall cut this into segments as I do wish ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking