Palm Beach Hotel
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... beach, two hours south of Colombo. We arrived in the afternoon and met more of Natalia's friends at a little bar on the beach. Since we were meeting friends of Natalia's they had arranged accommodation for us. This turned out to be a stunningly expensive luxury 4* hotel, which almost cost more for one night than it cost us for an entire months accommodation in India! Needless to say we quietly moved to a cheaper hotel the following night. ...
... Malaysia there is another 2,5h time difference in the other direction. Why for god sake not 2h or 3h? As if that half an hour is going to make the difference?! Very annoying to make international appointments if you ask me. Dat was weer vroeg opstaan. Om 5h ging de wekker en ik was pas om 2h gaan slapen... Ik zal dus maar proberen op het vliegtuig een beetje bij te slapen. This morning it was very early again. At 5h the alarm went off and I only went to bed ...
... with rotti-bread replacing pasta 300-400 LKR ($2-3), a variety of short eats – e.g. samosas, rolls etc. spicy and lived on the stuff about LKR 25 (0.20c) per piece x4 for a good meal so about $1.
Diving: Sri Lanka dive tours, French Garden Upuveli $35 per dive including all gear
Cooking Class: Shiva at Arugam cooking school LKR 2000 ($15)
Surfboard Rental: Full day – LKR 800 ($6), half day – LKR 500 ($4)
Safari about LKR 5000 ...
... Club Cafe. When the game got stopped prematurely by rain, condemning England to a loss on Duckworth-Lewis, I went to get myself one last Kotthu before I left Sri Lanka. To be honest, I was slightly tipsy by now and after eating my kotthu back at the hostel, I had a little doze on the sofa until my cab arrived. The cab arrived half an hour early and I left for the airport - I slept the whole way. At the airport, I took some rupees out at the ATM and changed them to Euros, ...
... mantra for the day
as I wound past the colorful saris and bangles at the overstuffed
stalls. Don't stop, keep moving, was another mantra, until I broke
down and bought a few batik blouses. I left the market with a
bunch of items for some geographically challenged people that we
From Cinnamon trees,
to gemstones, to weavers, to a variety of spices, Colombo's allure
continued to fascinate me. I came to Colombo to ...