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  • Galle bladderGalle, Sri Lanka Sunday, 3 February 2019 Four days after I arrived in Sri Lanka culture shock, or something like it, has finally set in. It's not like the sudden traumatic shock that I had soon after arriving in South Korea or Posted by urbanreverie in Urban Reverie's Travels | Feb 3, 2019
  • The lotus positionColombo, Sri Lanka Saturday, 2 February 2019 The day began surprisingly with no evidence of a hangover. This is a good sign. Lion is a crisp, pure, refreshing drop, truly the nectar of the gods, and I won't have a bad word Posted by urbanreverie in Urban Reverie's Travels | Feb 2, 2019
  • How I learned to stop worrying and love the tuk-tukColombo, Sri Lanka Friday, 1 February 2019 On previous overseas holidays, I have rushed around from place to place like a madman. On this holiday I intend to slow the pace a few notches on my locomotive throttle. So I spent much Posted by urbanreverie in Urban Reverie's Travels | Feb 2, 2019
  • Holding the FortColombo and Avissawella, Sri Lanka Thursday, 31 January 2019 I awoke at midday after a surprisingly short nine hours' sleep and almost instantly got dressed and started exploring. First, I needed to attend to the practical matter of obta Posted by urbanreverie in Urban Reverie's Travels | Feb 2, 2019
  • SerendipityColombo, Sri Lanka Thursday, 31 September 2019 Singapore Airlines Flight SQ 468 pushed off on time from Gate 50 at Changi Terminal 2. The Airbus A330 was much less comfortable and much more cramped than the A380 I took from Sydney. By Posted by urbanreverie in Urban Reverie's Travels | Feb 1, 2019
  • Colombo 7-8th April Two days at sea and one of the guest speakers is Jennie Bond talking about theRoyal Family. The evening entertainment includes a very funny comedian and an excellent female singer. We have now won over twenty quizzes and Posted by BridgetandIan in Another "holiday of a lifetime " | Apr 9, 2018
  • A long goodbyeToday was our last full day in Sri Lanka. We had 5 hours driving to do with some stops on the way. The first stop was to sample some more king coconut water, I still don't like it, instead I Posted by AmyHB in Our Honeymoon | Oct 4, 2017
  • Colombo Day 1 - Wedding Sweets & Diyatha Uyana It's been awhile since my last travel entry! I haven't finished recounting my Europe Trip in 2014, but I've been having a hectic few months and had to stop for a bit. And I'm back with my Posted by kurodatenshi in A Wedding Guest in Sri Lanka | Aug 31, 2015
  • 2) Sri Lanka==Sri Lanka== I like Sri Lanka. It's kind of an upmarket India where people have mostly learnt to put their rubbish in the bin and not on the floor. It also seems that more people have at least something, whereas Posted by jayandmat2015 in Jay & Mat's Travel Blog | Mar 10, 2015
  • ColomboSee all the photos [[|here]]. Password is the same as for the blog. It was strange to be in a bustling city again after chilling at the coast for a while. Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | May 23, 2014
  • Sri Lanka - Buddhism and More===Negombo to Anuradhapura=== Our first night was in Negombo, which is a small coastal town with colourful fishing boats and palm fringe on its beach. The next morning we set off and stopped at the bustling fish market with its laden Posted by Chris Cox in Sri Lanka - Buddhism and More | Apr 15, 2014
  • ColomboThe Sri Lankan Air flight from Cochin was a lot quicker than we thought, we were still trying to identify our in-flight meal when the pilot announced we were coming in to land. We were stamped into the country and Posted by gonetravelling in Travelling Jane and James 2014 | Apr 3, 2014
  • Diving in Unawatuna Upon leaving our beach hut we just couldn't resist a few more days on the coast before heading in land and caught the local bus to Unawatuna. We decided to go diving again as last time wasn't so successful as Posted by Chelsandliam in Powered by Noodles | Nov 5, 2013
  • An Update from ColomboSince Saturday we have been in Colombo. We were sad to leave out beach bum life that has been the previous ten days but with a flight in a weeks time we needed to sort out our Indian Visa. As always Posted by Chelsandliam in Powered by Noodles | Sep 30, 2013
  • Travel Challenges, Bangkok Stop-Over, Shopping SpreeOur flight was out of Sri Lanka’s only international airport, just north of the capital, Colombo. We had had a rough night before the flight. It was a few hours of rough driving to Colombo. To avoid the morning traffic, Posted by TooMuchLuggage in Around the World in 172 Days | May 30, 2012
  • Chapter thirty nine - Dehiwala (part dos)We are unable to sleep past seven in the luxury, soundproof room and are out and away from Hikkaduwa early doors. Get on the bus, pleasantly surprised that this service apparently goes all the way to Colombo (according to the Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Mar 21, 2012
  • Chapter thirty - Colombo, SRI LANKADay 122: Colombo, SRI LANKA 30/01/12 Up at six for our train to the airport. The station is already heaving, with seemingly hundreds of people asleep on the station floor. See a rat fall 30 feet from the overhead cables. Splat. Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Feb 7, 2012
  • Sri Lanka Solo Colombo: The hustle and bustle of Colombo was music to my ears after the comparatively orderly Malaysia. Staying in my friends apartment in Dehiwala was a good way to get a taste of local life. Each morning began with a Posted by Jhaniaruby in Sri Lanka Solo | Jan 4, 2012
  • I’m in Colombo, get me out of here!We arrived in Colombo early on Sunday morning, having not really slept. Not being impressed with the accommodation options we had found when looking from the UK, we had decided to follow some advice we’d found online and look for Posted by ClareAndTom in Just a big holiday | Jul 16, 2011
  • London callingI'm bored stiff here on my Colombo-Amman flight. We’re barely halfway through the leg and, not being able to sleep, I’m running out of things to do to keep myself occupied. In a desperate attempt to save my sanity I Posted by sammyhez in Sam's 2011 Travels | Apr 4, 2011
  • The build upThe second of April. The day of the big final, and luckily, I’m in Colombo to witness it. I think India has the stronger team, but hey, anything can happen in such a high-pressure match and if Sri Lanka do Posted by sammyhez in Sam's 2011 Travels | Apr 2, 2011
  • One on the head, one on the legAustralia’s performance at the cricket may have been somewhat of a disappointment, but I still had a good time at the game and in Colombo generally. Back in Seenigama now, and it is incredibly hot; the BBC weather website says Posted by sammyhez in Sam's 2011 Travels | Mar 22, 2011
  • Politician in the making?I’m now in Colombo, preparing for another day of cricket at the Premadasa tomorrow. The Seenigama Oval has also seen a cricket match in the last few days, albeit one of a fairly ordinary standard (of fielding, at least); I’m Posted by sammyhez in Sam's 2011 Travels | Mar 18, 2011
  • Coming 'home'I experienced the finest of Sri Lankan hospitality in Colombo, though you’d think that they would be able to make sure the rain held off until the end of the cricket. Despite that disappointment the last few days have been Posted by sammyhez in Sam's 2011 Travels | Mar 8, 2011
  • RejectionWow, a very big couple of days: thankfully I’m back in Colombo now, safe and sound. In my final few hours, I rejected a Bollywood role, gave enough money to a guy on the street to deprive myself of a Posted by sammyhez in Sam's 2011 Travels | Mar 5, 2011
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