Asia

The Trouble With Vertigo

January 27, 2016 Andy 0

I can say when a path has an exposed ridge or falls away steeply but that doesn’t necessarily make it vertiginous because this is an affliction that takes many forms… […]

Sri Lanka

First Impressions of Sri Lanka

January 21, 2012 Jack 0

From the moment the cloud cleared to expose a glistening, green, palm tree covered landscape the excitement rose to the point where I almost laughed hysterically out loud… […]

Asia

Monsoons and Camping Safari in Sri Lanka

April 30, 2011 Jack 0

There hadn’t been a drop of rain on the plains for three months, so it was serious bad luck that fifteen minutes into our Sri Lanka safari we were up to our knees in water and battling against driving monsoon rains […]

Asia

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

April 21, 2011 Andy 0

It’s an incredible experience to see these amazing creatures up close, to get to hold one in your hands and to release them into the sea in the hopes that maybe, just maybe your turtle will make it all the way to adulthood. […]

Food and drink

Food in Sri Lanka, Potato & Green Bean Curry

April 10, 2011 Jack 0

The potato and green bean curry dished up was much milder than the average madras. It had a very distinctive flavour (slightly roasted) that was quite different from the flavours of sauces from other areas of India. […]