Palm Beach Hotel
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... like to bargain here. I ate some samosas for lunch then came back to rest from the endless tut tut drivers asking if you want a taxi. I could tell I was tired as my patience was warring.
In the evening, I searched unsuccessfully for an internet café only to discover a wonderful eatery that prepared the most delicious fried rice with beef curry. The customers were so friendly too and humble. I like this ...
Arrived safe & sound however a little tired and emotional at 1 am after a big day! A day which started with our usual peace park walk followed by some time with Gracie and Ezzie before the long haul to Colombo via Singapore. Rain rain rain on arrival so hot and steamy and a city still full of life at that time of night, albeit a city full of men! Every large building had the lights on and a couple of blokes at ...
... up from base camp at the places we could jump in at, the first one was really low and easy, finding out later that there had a been snake in the water was slightly terrifying though. Next up was the rock water slide which was fantastic. I had been fairly relaxed about one of the higher jumps, but when I got up there I did get more scared. I don't think it helped that we had all queued up for so long and some people were fairly nervous, I did ...
... in horror but it is a system that seems to suit me.
On the Galle Road (the main drag heading South from Colombo) I came upon Flame 'n'
Flavours which looked spotlessly clean and had a English menu blackboard outside which was helpful. I don't need an English menu and regularly resort to "point and nod" as I have explained elsewhere here.
I sallied in, pointed at what looked like a decent curry and indicated rice and one of the rather thick ...
... that it
cost marginally more than I normally budget for accommodation at $40US
Booking online I had searched a bit but could not find out too much about Sai Sea City. Fortunately, with the assistance of VT member Treshi, who has been so helpful, I found out that it is relatively new which explained the lack of reviews. Hopefully this tip will go some way to addressing that.
I was initially greeted by a very friendly member of ...