Category Archives: Asia

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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NEGOMBO: Start of our Gate 1 Tour

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Friday, January 31st ~  Negombo, Sri Lanka Yesterday was primarily for relocation. After breakfast we packed up, checked out and put in a request for Uber. We tried to get a vehicle large enough to accommodate all six of us … Continue reading

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Tuk Tuk Tour of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Wednesday, January 29th ~ Colombo, Sri Lanka The morning started off with a pleasant surprise – a large plate of bacon was presented to each couple at breakfast. The manager from the previous morning had left a note for his … Continue reading

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COLOMBO, SRI LANKA: If India and the Middle East had a baby

Tuesday, January 28th, Colombo, Sri Lanka We have three full days on our own to explore Colombo before we will meet up with our Gate 1 tour group. Establishing a pattern of arriving early to a destination, allows us time … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka: Just getting there was a wild journey

OK, I admit I am a wee tab bit emotional when it comes to seeing/reading/hearing anything even remotely touching. My sensitivity gene got an extra link. If someone says anything kind, the tears can flow like a faucet. This can … Continue reading

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After a long break, we are ready to hit the road again!

It is hard to believe that it has been six months since we got back from our cross country RV trip. Tim has stayed busy helping our son with his business while I have been stagnate. I am so ready … Continue reading

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2016 – Another Year Gets Wrapped Up!

December 2016 ~ At home in Southern California Whew, I feel like I am sliding into home plate after a ninth inning Grand Slam. Our year was once again filled to the brim with exciting travel and memorable moments. We managed … Continue reading

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CAMBODIA ~ Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm and Angkor Wat for Sunset

Tuesday, March 23rd – Full Day Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm & Angkor Wat EDITORS NOTE: In going back through my posts for 2016, while working on my “year in review” post to wrap everything up, I realized that this post never got … Continue reading

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CAMBODIA – Water Buffalo Cart Ride, Floating Village, National Museum

Wednesday, March 24th – Morning in Siem Reap, and late afternoon flight to Ho Chi Minh Driving a short way outside of Siem Reap, we passed by rolling hills and farm land. The soil is parched and everything appears dusty, which … Continue reading

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