Look away, then look back. You’re in Sri Lanka, now you’re in the Maldives. Two such beautiful countries. One completely green, the other the most incredible hue of blue. Enjoy this video I’ve made for you. Continue reading Flick: Sri Lanka & the Maldives 2018
‘You won’t see a leopard’ they told us. Back in the car that morning, we headed off to what was one of my most anticipated parts of the trip. This may just be me, but when I thought of Sri Lanka initially, I didn’t even realise you could do a safari. But you can. And … Continue reading Shall we safari?
I could feel my heart beating in my neck, each breath sending cold air down my dry throat. Looking up into the darkness, all I could make out was a twinkling trail of lights that led up into the clouds above. Around me, locals climbed in nothing other than thongs, children sleeping in their arms. … Continue reading Oh heck, let’s trek
Let me see, where did I leave this? We’ve gone a few days with little to no WiFi, and equally little to no downtime to write blogs. It’s nice in a way to disconnect, but after a while makes reconnecting a little exhausting. So let me recap. On the sixth day, we headed to Kandy, … Continue reading Kandy is good for you
A day exploring the ruins of the ancient cities of Sri Lanka will surely not ruin your day. Okay, now I’ve got that out of my system, I’ll continue. The history of Sri Lanka is long and winding. With each site we visit, we learn of a new king, a new invasion by South Indians, … Continue reading Archiving the Ancient Cities
It hit us like a tuk-tuk driving 100km per hour around a blind corner as we stepped through the doors of Colombo Airport. That smell. The one that took him straight back to the dusty streets of Kathmandu, and me to the back roads of Bangkok. Don’t get me wrong, though; we both love that … Continue reading Stepping into Sri Lanka
Writing and traveling have become somewhat synonymous for me these days. I’m not sure whether I travel to travel or travel to write anymore, but what I am sure of is that whichever it is, I bloody love it. You could only imagine my excitement then, that seemingly monotonous day, when I read that from … Continue reading Up and a(way with words)