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Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province » Colombo January 10th 2003

The kidnapping in Colombo !!!!! On the 1st of January 2003, I was driving back from Negombo to Colombo with my mum, sisters and Maggie amma (a person who was employed by my parents when my sister Imara was one month old in 1984). I am writing this on the 24th of December 2007 and she still lives with us, she has been promoted to our 2nd mother status long time ago hence all of us refer to her as “Amma”. At about 1am on the 2nd of Jan, I was on Baseline road near the Borella junction. I had just passed the Dematagoda prison. I had the cycle bazaar on my left hand side and the Srina Palace (textile shop) along with another row of shops on my right. In the middle of the road ... read more

Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province » Colombo December 9th 2001

Colombo, Kandy, Dambulla, Adam's Peak, Anuradhapura... read more

Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province » Colombo November 15th 1999

I was interested in the Hospitality business, Traveling and Photography around the world, Was really eager to work in Hospitality. 1998 it came the time when i was hired by Hilton Hotels and Resorts. That was one dream come through, really loved the job, you meet people from different parts of the world, people with different Ideas and thoughts. Learned quite a lot about Food and Beverage. 2002 i had an opportunity to fly out of the country, That was my dream two come through. The Journey begins ..... Welcome to my blog.. ... read more

Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province » Colombo September 28th 1964

The cruise wouldn't have been complete without the obligatory children's fancy dress competition. I remember Mum discovering an old acquaintance of hers amongst the Himalaya‘s passengers, and this poor lady then somehow became lumbered with the responsibility for kitting me up for the show. I‘m fairly sure she didn’t travel the high seas armed with cabin loads of suitcases packed full of fancy dress outfits, but this didn't seem to slow her down too much. She managed to assemble enough suitable gear to make me bear at least a passing resemblance to a youngster from the backstreets of Shanghai, complete with long thin oriental moustache. If the pictures of the event are anything to go by, a lot of my young shipmates' parents must have known before we set sail that a fancy dress night was ... read more
Mount Lavinia
Fancy dress night after-party

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