Galle, a city I could live in April 18th 2009 Friday 17th April
After breakfast we took a tuk tuk to Galle Fort and Khalids Guest House. Chatwin would approve of this place, plain white walls, dark floor boards and ceilings, it is calm and simple except the noise of the ice cream vendors outside.
With Nick and the boys settling in the rooms I wandered. At the train station I established I could neither reserve seats nor buy tickets in ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Southern Province » Galle 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
We are a family of 4 who travelled in Asia for 5 months. We started off with 3 months voluntary work in Sri Lanka. We then went to Malaysia, including Borneo, Lao, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and home.... full info