Zylan Luxury Villa
Travel Blogs from Colombo
... have something to do with my paternal grandfather having been a railwayman and my late Mother having been
brought up living in Station houses. As well as train travel, I love railway museums and have been lucky enough to have visited some great ones with York and Utrecht, Netherlands being particular favourites.
When I read in my guide book that there was a Railway Museum in Colombo it was a certainty that I was going to visit it sooneror ...
... place teach us lots about the elephants in India and Sri Lanka but we also got a chance to get an "elephant shower" in one of the close by rivers. For anyone who haven't experienced this, and like me, imagine yourself on the back of the elephant with water drizzling down over you like in a romantic movie, you (and I) are in for a surprise. This experience sure was a fun one but it felt more like someone was aiming the shower head on full speed in your face when the ...
... it is a German themed establishment and so in I wandered for a look round. I sat at the bar and noticed that there was draught beer which is somewhat of a rarity in Sri Lanka with bottles and cans being the preferred options. I ordered my then usual Lion lager (now changed to Three Coin which I had not discovered then and now prefer) and had a bit of a look round. It was certainly busy enough with well-heeled Sri Lankan business people in for lunch. ...
... me a pair of sapphire earrings, which were beautiful and I was almost convinced, but the thought of then having to carry them with me for the next two months suddenly made me very nervous so I decide against! Finally getting away from the particularly pushy salesman who was determined to try and do the best deal for me possible so that I would buy the earrings, we had our last Arak cocktails and meal as a group, before farewelling our Sri Lankan ...
Again, this was written yesterday (29th January) about events which happened a some weeks back in Colombo. I shall make a positive effort to get up to speed as it will be so much easier for both myself and the poor reader who must be completely baffled by now!
Back to where we were and I didn't want to be away from the hotel too long nor had they any means to contact me which prompts me again to do a bit of a jump back / jump forward ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center