Travel Blogs from Negombo
... to Air drying or of I'm in a time crunch using clothes (unfortunately they are usually dirty so it almost negates the shower). Sri Lanka is not the place to get supplies. Razors ? Nope. Feminine products? Ha! You wish ! Shampoo? Individual packets that are impressive to open. Tooth brush? Not that Ive seen, probably why everyone is sporting toothless grins that I've come to find so endearing. I brought there pairs of socks and am down to one. My unmentionable situation ...
... at Mumbai airport. It was delicious! We spent the afternoon walking around the city, Marine drive, and Victoria station, which was just a stone throw away from our hotel. The same night we met a cab driver who offered to take us on a sightseeing tour of Mumbai the next day. We took him up on that offer and ended up on an 8 hour Mumbai tour with him that started the next morning. He showed us the local parks, temples, the Gateway of India, the Taj Mahal hotel and a ...
Prior to yesterday's rant, I left you after a waterlogged morning hike on Horton Plains. Well, it was a long day and the train to Kandy decided to make things more difficult by not stopping at the right station. However, when I got off the train I noticed three other backpackers and asked if they wanted to share a tuk tuk to Kandy. I ended up sharing with Carina, an Austrian who had already booked accommodation as well (unlike me). See, this is the beauty of backpacking ...
... his elderly parents when we get off. There was no sign of his elderly parents, so we wondered if it was a scam. Any way we said that we would give his parents our seats and then he wondered off. We were left thinking why he only asked us and nobody else on the Carriage. Anyway about half an hour later he came back to us with elderly mum and she was going to wait for us to get to our stop so ...
... with pool for a few days. We did take a boat trip on the lake and stopped off on a small island where cinnamon is grown. The elderly couple showed us how the
bark is stripped of the twig and then the next layer is cut and peeled off. After drying in the shade for a week this is then a cinnamon curl or it can be ground down to powder. Oil is extracted from the leaves and is meant to be a good headache cure.
The guests at the hotel were mainly Russian and ...
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