Travel Blogs from Negombo
... driver, called the hotel, they had no idea blah blah blah, so I decided to grab a taxi - long story short, over friendly taxi dude over helped and over quoted and oversaw me taking money out of ATM and when I got in the car, there were 2 men in the front. It was quite a clean modern car and I realised as we took off, it wasn't a taxi.
I haven't felt that naive or scared in a long while, all I had was insect repellant but I was ...
... the principle of "it could only happen to me", which could be another travel motto of mine, that is pretty rapid. Honestly, I don't set out to have adventures, adventures just seem to be attracted to me for some odd reason.
I didn't want to turn up at the shoot too early as I knew they were busy and I didn't want to be under their feet and so there was only one thing for it. I'd go off elsewhere and have a bite of lunch and a couple of beers ...
... in the guesthouse for good conversations, eat some amazing home cooked food and having a party in a tattoo shop (new experience right there!).
As soon as the flights were booked I was straight out of there to the Hill Country - Negombo was pleasant, laid back & cheap but very touristy and the beach was a far cry from your postcard beach Sri Lanka is famed for.
... will try and blog as regularly as I can (be *****.) I'm trying to think of a catchy phrase to send off all my blogs with, but my head hurts too much to think. The stale taste of JD, vodka, beer and all the other rocket fuel consumed last night reminds me what great family friends I have.
Many happy returns...
Over and out (really not catchy or memorable, I will work on a ...
... time (7.30am UK time). The airport is fairly old. And surprisingly quiet. Not a single person infront of me in the immigration queue. After a very quick passport stamp, I did then have to wait a long time for my copious luggage. Sri Lankan rupees are difficult to source outside the country. One forex desk offered to order around £40 max in for me. Not particulate useful. Seems that within the country they are also fairly difficult to source. It took me a ...
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