Tag: Sri Lanka

Sea Turtle Hatchery at Peraliya

Sea Turtle Hatchery at Peraliya

One of the most magical experiences I have ever done was to release baby turtles into the sea. In Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, my friend, Mark, told me that he had been to the hatchery several times before I got there, and each time they told him that the turtles would be released very soon. Mark …

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A Beautiful Home in Hikkaduwa

A Beautiful Home in Hikkaduwa

Sri Lanka I spent the first few days of 2018 on the beautiful island of Sri Lanka, otherwise known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. It really is one of my favourite destinations for a number of reasons, the beautiful scenery, the wildlife, the food, and the wonderful hospitality of the Sri Lankan people. …

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Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean, blue and bright Beautiful, but hidden might Spanning the globe from the west It touches the shores of Asia And further east The crashing waves The calm of the tide It has many guises You need to keep it on your side Indian Ocean you are so majestic Hiding life, sustaining life You …

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Weekly Photo Challenge-Zigzag

Weekly Photo Challenge-Zigzag

For this week’s challenge, share with us your own take on zigging and zagging. It can be a winding path, the Herringbone pattern on your coat, a scar: any jagged line that tells a story- Daily Post Photo Challenge

A Taste of Colombo’s Nightlife

A Taste of Colombo’s Nightlife

Knowing someone in the country you are visiting has its benefits. My Sri Lankan friend, Pubudu, had already taken us around Colombo for the day and he had taken me to a beach side restaurant for dinner. You get to go to places that you wouldn’t normally go to simply because you don’t know the …

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Galle- a very pleasurable day out

Galle- a very pleasurable day out

So having been very lazy for the first week, apart from going to Colombo and gate-crashing a party we decided to visit Galle. Galle is located on the east coast and is Sri Lanka’s fourth largest city and in the centre lies the Fort- the old Dutch quarter. Surrounding the Fort is a series of …

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Sri Lanka- a new episode

Sri Lanka- a new episode

Having left my Mum and Dad at Heathrow I arrived, some 10 hours later, skipping ahead in time 5 and a half hours, at my destination- Mount Lavinia, on the beautiful island of Sri Lanka. I had been to Sri Lanka twenty odd years ago when I got married for the first time but things …

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