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May 16th – Going it alone

We awoke early that morning, despite both having sore heads from drinking too much and fighting off dog attacks. Alec was going home. He had only planned on accompanying me for a month or two and he was finally running … Continue reading

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May 12th – The River Princess

We awoke late that morning to explore the old town of Panaji, another relic of the Portuguese presence on the sub-continent. The shaded alleyways beneath the heavy walls and thick roofs buzzed with bikes while restaurants spilled over into verandahs … Continue reading

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April 2nd – Into the jungle: Sinharaja Nature Reserve

The day started with a curiously British breakfast of toast and jam, powdered scrambled egg, yoghurt and fruit before Bandulla, our hired jungle-guide arrived. Bandulla drove us in his little Nissan through some rutted dirt-track paddy-fields, up some narrow hillside … Continue reading

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March 29th – A good day and a bad night

We had moved on early this morning to down Galle, a few stops further along the train line. This city, with its colonial-fortified old town jutting out into the Indian Ocean, was about as far south as we were to … Continue reading

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