Having visited Sri Lanka five years ago.I was familiar with the city.
And the excitement of working on Project for a Destination that I would be visting again after a five years was on another level.
I did not know what to expect in the five years that had gone by .And after travelling extensively to all Major countries in the World. I really had no Idea what to expect from the country,Once I visit it again.
A Couple of weeks later,We were considering going for a Recce to Sri Lanka to finalise the venues & Hotel with the client.
We Landed in Sri lanka and the complete Journey was a revelation of how much the country had developed in terms of it’s infrastrcture expressways throughout Galle,Colombo to cities around sri lanka last time there were no such Roads like these.
Galle Fort was very much the same with quite a few restaurants newly opened and stores like Barefoot still being one of the stores to visit in Galle.
The Cricket Stadium being in the city and connecting the fort is something that most unusal about the City.
Visited some New places around Galle.
Mirissa – which is popular for the whale watching experience & Weligama where so many hotels chains have opened and are opening for the breathtaking view of the blue waters from the rooftop terraces.
Colombo felt like the city that has developed so much with real estate investments from around the world & within the country.So Many Hotels chains to have opened while some had gone through the reovations to still be considred as one of the hotel options to stay & experience their hospitality while others want the tourist & locals to experience thiers.
Ministry of Crab – The only Resturant in Sri lanka to be part of the Asia’s 50 Best Resturant 2017 And to have Sri Lanka on the World Map for it’s Food.. And the Man behind is the celebratory Chef Dharshan Mundaisa- Is behind the fame Resturant (Nihonbashi)
Ministry of Crab is in with Partnership with Sri lankan cricketers Mahela Jawardene & Kumar Sangakkara.
I also had the opporunity to meet Mahela Jawardene at the Ministry of crab when we visited the restaurant during our visit.
Dharshan Mundaisa has also partnered with Jacquline ferandez for Keamesutra another restaurant that specialises in Japanese Food at the Shangri-la Colombo.
Dutch Hospital Street is the most lively street to be on weekend with live music performances,Bars and a resturants to choose from.
Sri lanka has more to offer than just Cinamon & Tea.
It’s the Goa of Sri Lanka .