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Madu River Safari, Turtle Hatchery, Colombo

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February 10th ~ Final day in Sri Lanka Our tour was rapidly coming to an end as very late this evening we would be heading to the airport for the long, long flights home. But first we have some final … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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ARIZONA: Grand Canyon National Park

June 23rd ~ Williams, AZ ~ Our trip was almost at an end, and as so often seems to be the case, everyones energy level had faded. Shirley was not her spunky self, Tim had been fighting allergies that had … Continue reading

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