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So Much Life Left over by Louis de Bernieres

It was the long avenue of palm trees on the cover of De Bernieres’ book that attracted me to hit the ‘listen’ button on my audiobook account. 147 more words

Healthcare and visiting a hospital in Sri Lanka

When travelling to a foreign country, we usually don’t think about healthcare or hospitals there (ok, when travelling with kids you probably do). We have been traveling together for the past 14 years and we have NEVER had to see a doctor. 609 more words

Vegan Teeth

After spending a couple of early sunrise hours in deep meditation, Vegan Buddha Guru opens his eyes and looks through the trees where he is sitting and soaks in the magnificent view of Sri Lanka’s Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple before him. 938 more words


Snake charmers, a horror-themed bar and seeing the tooth of Buddha; a vibrant day in Kandy

Yesterday, I arrived in Kandy, where I met two amazing people in my hostel – later to be joined by the twenty-year-old stoners Algy and Will. 1,889 more words

Best Work Trip Ever - now in the Hill Country

With plenty of justification, the most well known line in Sri Lanka is up into the hill country – from Kandy to either Elle or Badulla.    510 more words

My Thoughts on a 1-Week Trip in Sri Lanka

During my year abroad in Hong Kong, I was fortunate enough to travel all around East and Southeast Asia. South Asia was always on my mind, but tickets from HK to India were quite expensive. 1,062 more words