National Parks, Sri Lanka - 20 to 23 April 2012 May 6th 2012 We were sad to leave ‘The Tea Factory’ as it was so peaceful living amongst the tea plantation but it was time to move on. We headed out of the Hill Country and all along the sides of the roads were small stalls where locals sold the products from their gardens to passing traffic. There was a huge variety of fruit and vegetables but we could not see any of the Red Bananaswe had tried in ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Southern Province » Yala 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 left the UK in 2010 after retiring to travel ‘around the world’ for a year! Well we are still living 'out of suitcases' and having wonderful experiences in an ‘ever expanding’ number of countries - the world seems to keep on growing...... We have now written over 100 blogs, starting them initially as a way of storing our memories in an ‘out of body hard drive’, so that we do not forget any of our visits and experiences as we grow ever older….…We are just about to head off to USA, Canada for 6 months and we hope that you continue to enjoy reading our blogs.
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