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Wild, Wonderful Wilpattu

By | March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Sri Lanka’s National Bird, the Jungle fowl, struts proudly in the scrub. I am in its home, Wilpattu National Park in the North West of [...]

Alu Vihare – a place of contemplation and serenity

By | June 1st, 2017|Blog, Summer, Warm Countries|

Just north of Matale and hardly noticed by tourists as they speed by to the Dambulla cave temples is another of the wonders of Sri [...]

Horn, Accelerator, Brakes! Crazy driving, everyone!

By | March 16th, 2017|Blog, Warm Countries|

The scream of braking, bald tyres accompanied by the blaring of the palmed horn gave me a split second warning to brace myself for another [...]

Paradise in Sri Lanka

By | March 14th, 2017|Blog, Warm Countries|

Morning has broken. Light creeps through the cracks in the curtains as my awareness begins to return to a new day. Gradually I awaken from [...]

Princess Viharamaha Devi and Muhudu Maha Viharaya, Arugum Bay

By | December 13th, 2015|Blog|

Wandering just a couple of kilometres towards Pottuvil from the surfing town of Arugum Bay, hidden under the post 2006 tsunami encroaching sand and regenerating [...]

Adam’s Peak – Sri Pada

By | December 11th, 2015|Blog|

Focusing determinedly on lifting my leaden right foot, I gripped the handrail on both sides and heaved my protesting body upwards for the last time. [...]

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