The Park Street Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... but the day old turtles were pretty cute!!
All in all, it took over 3 hours to travel about 100 kms between Hikkaduwa and Colombo the traffic is that bad!!
Tourists tend to avoid Colombo and stay in Negombo instead. However we have been pleasantly surprised by the city tourists avoid. It's a modern city. Built under English rule it is not dissimilar to Sydney in many ways. The outskirts a little like HCMC. ...
... gone!, if you could do the report the I need then I can get the emergency travel document I need to get back to the UK" They signed a missing passport report and I left.
I headed back to the hostel late afternoon. I hadn't eaten or drank anything and was still wearing the clothes from the night before. Felt trapped and not in a good way. When I arrived at the hostel they all cheered when I walked through the door, not knowing what happened, and were really please to see me ...
... up and back on the bus we headed back to the railway station to catch our train back to the ship. Our trip back included lunch (it was now about 3.30pm and we were quite hungry) which was a three course hot meal. I would've been happy with a sandwich, its not easy to have soup in such hot weather but we did it and it was enjoyable. Our meal started with soup and bread roll followed by fish, rice and vegetables and finished with a rice custard style of ...
... 1944. The two RAAFies we visited were:
Flight Sergeant (FSGT) Fred Brissenden 422118 (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) RAAF; and
FSGT Warwick Beaumont 421880 (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) RAAF. Alongside these two RAAFies were four other members of the same aircrew – so six men all together in a row who perished in that crash on the runway. A well-kept cemetery (with a Cross of Sacrifice standing to the front of ...
... he could sit anywhere he wanted. Then the flight attendant came up to me and directed me toward the back, telling me I could have the entire row to myself. It was weird. Later I found out that the President of Sri Lanka and his wife were on the flight with a posse of security guards and aides. The rest of the passengers all had to sit and wait while they boarded (this was why they had booted everyone from their seats near the front of the plane) and again while they deplaned. It was ...