Safari and sun January 16th 2013 When we last spoke we were in the pretty hill town of Ella. I’d love to be able to say we spent a few days going on walks through tea plantations and the surrounding hills, but I can’t. It rained. It rained all the time. We spent a few days hiding out in our guesthouse. A real shame, but not a lot we could do about it.
Next we planned to head south to visit Udawalawe National Park. This had ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Southern Province » Matara » Mirissa 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
Our first big trip was between April 2010 and March 2011. We visited China, then Hong Kong, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, OZ, New Zealand and finally the USA.
We're now preparing for another 6 month jolly to SE Asia - leaving in September.
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