We booked ourselves on the Amtrak Cascades train line down to Portland. The experience of travelling by train in America is not dissimilar to that of flying minus the waiting around and frenzied atmosphere. We got the King Street Station 1 hour before departure, checked in our luggage then took a sit whilst we waited […]
Here is some footage from the game 6 of the play-offs which Portland won to get into the semi-final play-offs. It was an awesome with the crowd going wild at every point scored and the finish just topped it off. An after the buzzer 3-pointer sealed the win by one point. They had 0.9 seconds on […]
We left Vancouver at 3:30pm and were in Seattle by 8pm having successfully traversed the border. Doug drove us down as him and Bec joined us in Seattle before we say farewell on Sunday, they head back to Vancouver and we proceed southwards. We made a beeline straight for the baseball as we had tickets […]
Crossed the land border into the United States of America yesterday evening. First stop, a night of baseball with the Seattle Mariners playing the Texas Rangers. It was college night so quite rowdy and we ate a baseball hat full of nachos. The first time we’ve eaten anything out of a hat, as far as […]
Celebrating Sri Lanka beat India in the T20 World Cup Final as watched from the Galle Face Green in Colombo.
Watching Sri Lanka beat India in the T20 World Cup Final as watched from the Galle Face Green in Colombo.
This is our last day in Sri Lanka after an amazing three weeks. We got to Colombo yesterday having taken the morning train from Galle. This was proof yet again that we had overpacked. We are very much looking forward to dropping off some stuff when we transit in the UK for one night before […]
Getting caught up in a cricket victory parade. Richmond College, a local high school, had just beaten their local rivals for the first time in 45 years.
We arrived in Galle yesterday after a final morning spent on the beach at Mirissa. We’re staying in the Galle Paradise Hostel in the new part of the city. We went for a wander yesterday after dropping our bags, walking alongside the ocean to the market area then on to the Dutch Fort where we […]