Author Archives: Tim and Joanne Joseph

About Tim and Joanne Joseph

Hi and welcome! We are Tim and Joanne Joseph and we have just embarked on our "next chapter". At a stage in life where traveling the world, taking pictures, and sharing our adventures with friends and family will be our dream come true.

The Stilt Fishermen of Weligama Bay and Galle Fort

February 9 ~ Weligama Bay, Sri Lanka Weligama Bay Weligama means Sandy Village. Colorful outriggers and fishing boats can be seen off the coastline. This is also a great place for both experienced and beginner surfers with lessons available. The … Continue reading

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Ocean Road to Weligama Bay

February 8th ~ From Yala National Park to Weligama Bay, Sri Lanka Today started out really rough for Tim. He woke up in a great deal of pain. Thankfully we quickly figured out what was causing it, as it was a … Continue reading

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Yala National Park

February 7th ~ Yala National Park, Sri Lanka What a wake up we got! Monkeys jumping on our roof. Bang, bang, thump, pound, clang. I think we heard thirty or more of them over a span of about five minutes. … Continue reading

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Riding the Tea Train and Yala National Park

February 6th ~ Nuwara Eliya to Yala National Park, Sri Lanka We had some free time this morning to wander around Nuwara Eliya. Tim and I took a Tuk Tuk into town. I think it cost 200 Rupees (approximately $1 … Continue reading

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The Tea Experience in Nuwara Eliya

February 5th ~ Nuwara Eli Coronavirus The effect of the Coronavirus has once again been felt. As we were driving out of Kandy this morning, Heshan asked our driver to stop so that we could take a photo of a massive, … Continue reading

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Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Market, Home Visit

February 4th~ Kandy, Sri Lanka Today is Independence Day in Sri Lanka and a national holiday to commemorate the country’s political independence from British rule in 1948. Flags are displayed everywhere. This is the equivalent to the 4th of July in … Continue reading

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Golden Temple of Dambulla

February 3rd ~ Dambulla Golden Temple of Dambulla Dambulla is another UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

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SIGIRIYA~ UNESCO World Heritage Site and so much more

February 2nd ~ Sigiriya, Sri Lanka Sigiriya Rock Fortress  Sitting atop a massive rock, formed by an extinct volcano that soars above the surrounding jungle, are the ruins of an ancient royal palace. Often billed as the 8th Wonder of the … Continue reading

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POLONNARUVA: UNESCO World Heritage Site

February 1st ~ Polonnaruva, Sri Lanka On the way to our next destination, we stopped briefly to watch workers husk coconuts. They are not paid for their labor, but are giving a percentage of the coconuts so that they can … Continue reading

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Fish Market of Negombo

February 1st ~ Morning in Negombo We had a very early wake up this morning to go to the local fish market. The boats start coming in before six. The best fish are auctioned off to overseas buyers and local … Continue reading

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