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April 23rd – Trichy’s temples

The mid-morning heat brought our senses sharply back to the coastal plains. We were in Trichy, one of the larger cities in Tamil Nadu. Like Trivandrum, Trichy is a shortened name; Tiruchirapalli is the somewhat difficult full name. The city … Continue reading

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April 11th – Sigiriya Rock

This region of northern Sri Lanka is known as the Ancient Cities Region. The whole area, from Kandy all the way up to Pollunuworra on the northeastern coast is littered with ancient ruins that have survived the centuries better than … Continue reading

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April 1st – Away from the coast

This morning saw my first proper caffeine cravings in the humid, overcast heat. However, these were quickly dispelled by the presence of an electrocuted monkey laid out in the middle of the road- probably not unlike the one we (didn’t) … Continue reading

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