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We did not stop in Galle.We were to anchor and tender in but it was raining and the sea was rough so the lifeboats could not be lowered.Even had they been able to be lowered,we could not have boarded them as they would have been bobbing up and down in the sea. The lifeboats carry 100 people...

permalink written by  edoyle on April 24, 2011 from Colombo, Sri Lanka
from the travel blog: World Cruise



Easter in a Buddhist country

Happy Easter to all. Since we were not able to stay in Galle, we proceeded on to Colombo where we arrived an evening early during a monsoon thunderstorm with thunder and lightning. Colombo is the largest city in Sri Lanka and is quite nice. It has been ruled by Portuguese, Dutch, British,...

permalink written by  rcodel on April 24, 2011 from Colombo, Sri Lanka
from the travel blog: World Cruise - 2011



Missed port

Happy birthday to Adrian. Due to rough seas it was unsafe for the lifeboats to be lowered for using as tenders. Therefore we skipped Galle and continued on to Colombo, Sri Lanka.

permalink written by  rcodel on April 23, 2011 from Galle, Sri Lanka
from the travel blog: World Cruise - 2011



Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon, has been in a civil war for decades and apparently there was a cease fire just last year. Trincomalee is basically a small village but the Sri Lanka countryside looks beautiful. It is known for growing spices like cinammon, rice and all kinds of Ceylon...

permalink written by  rcodel on April 22, 2011 from Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
from the travel blog: World Cruise - 2011



Bye Bye Chris and Steve xxxxxxxxxxx

This morning we awoke far too early to catch our plane to Malaysia. The hardest thing however was saying goodbye to Chris and Steve... A little note to you both... 'Thanks so much for treating us we have had a fantastic time with you both and we will both miss you loads and Steve, it's such...

permalink written by  chrischarly on February 3, 2011 from Colombo, Sri Lanka
from the travel blog: Chris and Charly's Passage through SE Asia



Last day in Sri Lanka... :( :( :( :(

Today is our last night in Sri Lanka and we are both gutted to be trading our lovely comfy bed to a thin mattress designed for the cheap-skate backpackers we will transform into by tomorrow... More importantly though it will be really upsetting to say goodbye to Chris' parents,...

permalink written by  chrischarly on February 2, 2011 from Bentota, Sri Lanka
from the travel blog: Chris and Charly's Indian Odyssey



Yummy pork roast



permalink written by  chrischarly on February 1, 2011 from Bentota, Sri Lanka
from the travel blog: Chris and Charly's Indian Odyssey



Pool...

Another relaxing day at Shangri Lanka!

permalink written by  chrischarly on January 31, 2011 from Bentota, Sri Lanka
from the travel blog: Chris and Charly's Indian Odyssey



Rain...

A not-so-lovely day today... too much rain all day... amazing thunderstorms though!

permalink written by  chrischarly on January 30, 2011 from Bentota, Sri Lanka
from the travel blog: Chris and Charly's Indian Odyssey



Chillaxing

A chill day... as with any other day! Lovely weather so barely left the pool except to get some crabs for dinner!

permalink written by  chrischarly on January 29, 2011 from Bentota, Sri Lanka
from the travel blog: Chris and Charly's Indian Odyssey



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