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Reading Destination: Sri Lanka

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I am feeling proud of myself, I managed to post on here twice in less than a month – success!

This time around I ventured to Sri Lanka via… 91 more words

Books

Pinnawala: close encounter with elephants

It’s one thing to find yourself eye to eye with an elephant in a circus or in a zoo. It’s a whole different story to have a close encounter with these majestic beasts in picturesque Sri Lankan surroundings, with acres of land in sight. 908 more words

To See

Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps 臺灣路竹醫療和平會 斯里蘭卡和緬甸義診 Sri Lanka and Myanmar Medical Relief Missions -- 心得報告 A Single Tread in the Tapestry

Shwedagon Pagoda 仰光大金塔

A Single Tread in the Tapestry

      What does it take to make a difference? An important reason why I chose to become a doctor is to help others, the ones who need others’ help. 1,461 more words

緬甸義診

Cricket: Should India and Sri Lanka be playing each other?

The dust seems to be settling down in the premises of the Board of Control for Cricket in India following a week of utter madness. 774 more words

Sports

Colpetty Market, Colombo

Built in the early ’70s, the Colpetty Market was an infamous centre for black market imports during the bad ol’ days of the socialist Sirimavo Bandaranaike government. 80 more words

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No Pain, No Gain on the Road in Sri Lanka

Jeff and I just wrapped up a whirlwind four-day road trip throughout Sri Lanka.  The hours and hours spent in the car were long, windy, bumpy, and for the most part set to a Pussycat Dolls CD from 2005 on repeat.   1,124 more words

Travel & Leisure

The Magic of Amangalla

Set within Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, the Amangalla weaves an intangible magic that truly bewitches.

Of all the gorgeous hotels and resorts I’ve had the privilege to stay in, one of the most enchanting in every genuine sense of the word, is the Amangalla in Galle Fort, Sri Lanka. 1,125 more words

Travel