Colombo the capital February 3rd 2011 A beautiful island and a new adventure, my Chinese new year holiday this year led me to ... Sri Lanka. It was a ten day adventure that I cannot squeeze into one blog because we saw and did so much! Instead I will begin at the capital, Colombo.
After an overnight flight and two hours at Mumbai airport, we arrived in colombo at 5am and were very pleased to have booked a hotel for a morning sleep! ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province » Colombo 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
I came to Hong Kong in August 2007 with the intention of staying for 9 months...oops I am still here!
After two years I left Hong Kong and went travelling in Asia and Europe for six months, taking the Trans-Siberian railway back to England. We managed to get from Thailand to London with no airplanes!
Then I returned to work in Hong Kong again! I'm a keen photographer and writer, and I hope you enjoy my blogs.
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