MOVING DAY! Took a taxi from the beach round to Matara. Then a train from there to Kandy. It was the difference between a £100 taxi or an £8 train journey. You do the math. The train took to the coast all the way back up to Colombo and then headed inland towards Kandy. It … Continue reading Train From Matara – Kandy
Kottu RotiIt resembles fried rice, except instead of rice, it's made with a type of roti known as godamba roti (a flat, crispy bread). The roti is normally fried at the beginning of the day, piled into stacks and served as it's ordered. When you place an order, the kottu chef will fry and chop … Continue reading Favourite Sri Lankan food so far
Newly completed multipurpose tower is the highest independently supported structure in South Asia. Beautiful to look at, and the picture does not do it justice. As you ride around the city it comes in and out of view framed by different buildings.
Took a family trip to the Columbo park in Lipton Circus yesterday, only to be confronted by the beginnings of a protest regarding the political turmoil that is happening out here. "Waiter, This isn't what we ordered, please make it go away" 🙂 Basically, an opposition movement in Sri Lanka is using the country's economic issues as … Continue reading Political Protests
Sampling food and sights in Colombo. The Gallery Cafe was the first port of call. With a combination of contemporary and local style design, also selling antiques, clothing, giftware and crockery. The cafe is part of the Paradise Road brand and has become a leading local design brand in Sri Lanka. The food was delicious and … Continue reading Arrival in Colombo