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Mad dogs and Englishmen....

Even though it was hot we still enjoyed heading off for a bike ride to check out the local sights.
Cricket, kites and curries

September 17th 2011
It hasn't taken long to slip back into tropical mode. Our three days in Negombo, a popular seaside town 30km north of Colombo, has provided our introduction to Sri Lanka. Our accommodation has great ambience - a 200 year old Dutch-style colonial villa set right on the beach front in a tropical garden with lots of interesting corners. The Swiss owner, Jerry, has a local reputation as a foodie a ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province » Negombo

Sri Lankan Flag The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more
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