The Park Street Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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When we were coming into Delhi, you could clearly see a thick blanket of smog which rose so high … the city was also very spread out and had huge spaces of green which when once on the ground were harder to see.
We got through Immigration after a slight delay while our officer gave detailed instructions to the guy next door.
I thought Customs would be similar to ...
... to the early show and saw Darryl Braithwaite! It was fabulous - none of them have lost their voices. Great old aussie rock and rollers. Then dinner - we have a couple from the Sunshine Coast at our dinner table and they have fitted right in. Then off to bed - we all seem a little tired still! Tuesday 31st - Graeme and I woke early and feel really refreshed - we got up and did a brisk 10 laps of the deck for 45 minutes. Then a quick buffet brekky - the fruit and yogurt ...
I was up early this morning to pick up my tuk tuk which would take me into the capital Colombo for the Independence Day celebrations and parade. Fernando, my tuk tuk driver has stickers of Jesus Christ and Bob Marley adorning his vehicle, which is an interesting combination. Security is tight and there is a slight tension in the ...
... kitsch nonsense. Palitha was a super host. He had cold beers waiting for us and sat and chatted with us on the deck for a while about life in Sri Lanka and so forth. We were on total auto-pilot having not slept in 24 hours, but mustered up the strength to pop around the corner to the 5* hotel to have a bite to eat before we crashed home. Our first meal in Sri Lanka and we had a Chinese! ...
Had a nice breaky of Sri Lankan omelet, fresh fruit platter, papaya juice, toast and jam, tea/ coffee. Met the manager Suresh, in fact all the staff are very friendly. Suresh told us where to go shopping for souveniers with a fixed price instead of going into markets and haggling. So off we trot and went for a big walk down one way and then back down the other. Did some shopping, col walked around with me the first time then sat down while I pondered and looked ...