Of Leopards and Blue Whales, Sri Lanka March 2013


I have spent the final leg of my travels combing the southern coastline. The ‘wilds’ of Sri Lanka can still be experienced at several National Parks around the country. I spent some time at Yala NP where the terrain of …

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Hill Country, Sri Lanka February 2013


This past week I have swapped the steamy plains of central Sri Lanka and the sport of mosquito swatting for the cool heights of Hill Country.  In this southern highlands region steep interlocking hills stretch for a hundred kilometres or …

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The Mists of Ceylon, Sri Lanka February 2013


Aayu-bowan from Sri Lanka! My latest travel tales come from a little teardrop island off the southern point of India. Steeped in legend and a rich history, and now emerging from decades of civil war and rebuilding from the Tsunami of 2009 I …

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