Tag Archives: Scams

April 13th – The problem with Sri Lanka

It was good to be back on the coast. As I wrote my diary, I sat back on the beach with the Indian Ocean lapping at my feet and a cool Three Coins beer by my side. Ive always derived … 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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March 27th – A scam-artist named Sebastian

After a breakfast of tea and a rather weird cheese croissant-type thing, we walked back up Galle Road towards the train station in the full heat of the mid-morning sun. Under the white blast, the unkempt, brown hair on my … 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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