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April 14th – Welcome to India

At bang-on half five our tuk-tuk arrives at our guesthouse, as requested the previous night. It’s an impressively punctual cabbie considering it was the Sri Lankan new years’ day. I imagine, though, that the morning after isn’t quite the collective … Continue reading

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March 28th – Hikkadouwa

We stepped up the early starts to 7am this morning, while the air still had a touch of cool freshness to it and the sun didn’t yet feel like a downward-pointing blowtorch. Down on the broad beach, the sun was … Continue reading

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March 26th – Colombo

Today, as expected, was a long day. We have finally checked into an overpriced guesthouse in south Colombo, a converted former embassy building that has still retained its large verandah, heavy wooden furniture and high-ceilinged colonial character; tucked away in … Continue reading

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