Day 5 and 6: Train to Kandy
on November 21, 2013
English: Main Street in the Fort with the Ghaffoor Building in the background, Colombo, Sri Lanka Français : Rue principale dans le quartier du Fort avec le Ghaffoor Building en arrière-plan, Colombo, Sri Lanka (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The wonderfully painted Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque (Pettah Mosque) in the Pettah harbour area near the Fort Station. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
On day 5 I was not blogging from the beach, but from Odel which is Sri Lanka’s first department store. This store has grown so much in the last 20 years. They sell clothes, tea, gifts, candy, and handicrafts.
Today (day 6), I am blogging from a moving train to Kandy. The scenery up to the hill country is breathtaking. You can book a 1st class ticket at tourist information at the Fort Railway Station.
The Jami-ul-Alfar Mosque in Pettah, built in 1909, is one of the oldest mosques in Colombo. Created by me (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: Taqiyah (or kufi caps) in Pettah market, Colombo, Sri Lanka Français : Taqiyah au marché de Pettah, Colombo, Sri Lanka (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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