Louis T's travel: Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

My first visit to Sri Lanka was in August, two years back. After my trip I developed very fond memories of the beautiful country. I wasn’t sure if I would visit it again, and yet chance brought me back this May.
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The loud sounds of the waves remind you the power of the ocean

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

local market

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

local market

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

local market

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

local market

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

You’ll find anything and everything that a cook would want for his or her kitchen!

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

All the shop owners were so enthusiastic about our visit (we were the first to come in the early morning), and were cutting all kinds of fruit for us to taste. And I thoroughly enjoyed the free food samples.

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

local market

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

king coconuts and freshly cut bananas

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

I had to experience the local market, and this time, I went to see one that opened in 1976, in honor of Sri Lanka’s former Prime Minister, Lady Bandaranaike, who also happened to be the first female prime minister in the world.

I had to experience the local market, and this time, I went to see one that opened in in honor of Sri Lanka’s former Prime Minister, Lady Bandaranaike, who also happened to be the first female prime minister in the world.

I quite enjoyed the music from the bagpipes

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

Hard to tell this is a modern or colonial style lamp

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

Vintage photos are everywhere in the hotel

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

Galle Face Hotel, candle light dinner at The 1864

Seeing Sri Lanka again, immersing into Colombo

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