• Rum and Pineapple
  • Our loungers on Goyambokka beach
  • View from our loungers
  • Peter in the surf
  • Deshika's pre-wedding party
  • Green Sea Turtle
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We have finally made it to a beach location where we can spend our days lounging and swimming. We are in Tangalle for Deshika and Dimi’s wedding, which is today. Here are some photos from our first day here, yesterday. We went to the beach in the morning, a pre-wedding party in the afternoon followed […]

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Elephant
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We arrived in Tissamaharama yesterday afternoon from Haputale and checked into our guesthouse, La Safari Inn. We got a decent room for a good price but its fairly obvious people only come here for the safari, there’s not much else to do here. We left for our safari to Yala National Park at 5am with […]

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Just spent a few days in Haputale, a town about 1500m above sea level. We arrived there after another stunning rail journey through the Hill Country. We stayed at a place called White Monkey (Dias Rest), a guesthouse run by a family of 13, 3km uphill from the town. Our ‘room’ was a cottage with […]

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Kandy Railway Station
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Here is some footage of the train ride from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya. A stunning journey with tea plantations and rolling green hills all the way. The snacks weren’t bad either (curry doughnuts).

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Train to Nuwara Eliya
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We have arrived in Nuwara Eliya after a stunning train journey from Kandy (see pics). There was a moment of confusion as we tried to find our carriage and seats having been sent the wrong direction a couple of times but once on with all our luggage we were pleasantly surprised by the room and […]

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Kandyan Dance
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So, we are into our final evening in Kandy having taken in most it has to offer (we think at least). We have been to some traditional Kandyan dance, been to the resting place of one of the Bhudda’s incisors (yes, that’s right…. according to legend) and been to a tea museum. Today we took […]

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Negombo Fish Market
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Sunday, 16th March – Tuesday, 18th March We are now in Kandy having travelled here by bus from Negombo where we spent our first two nights in Sri Lanka. Negombo is a fishing town near to the airport, with not that much to do but convenient for a first stop. Here are a couple of […]

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International Finance Centre, Tower One
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Friday, 14th March – Saturday, 15th March Our time in Hong Kong is over now and we are heading to Sri Lanka. We have had a great time in this city typified by our last couple of days. We had Johann and Carol’s wedding on the Friday in which we were part of the Bridal […]

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Lamma Island_6
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Tuesday, 11th March Only been in Hong Kong four full days now but seems like a week with all that we’ve done. After the first day of packing in a few of the sights, we followed that up with some more wandering, checking out the Graham Street market and a ‘failed’ trip to Causeway Bay […]

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Monday, 10th March Here are some pics from our first day of exploring Hong Kong. Packed in a lot for the first day: rode a tram, ferry and train, explored the Temple Street night market, took a ferry over to Kowloon, visited Hong Park Park and Botanical Gardens and saw a temple.

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Sunday, 9th March In the lounge waiting for our gate to open eating breakfast…

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