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Gangaramaya temple

Feasting in Colombo

January 4th 2014
Unfortunately I didn't get to see as much of Colombo as I would have liked. A few days ago I woke up, drowsily put my foot on the floor and promptly fell onto the concrete floor. My foot was red, inflamed, painful and could bear no weight. After a couple of visits to the local hospital to see a doctor I was eventually diagnosed with cellulitis, given a cocktail of medications, with instruction ... read more
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Sri Lankan Flag 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
4th January 2014

Rather scary!
I just looked up celulitis--yikes! I always think things will just get better and do nothing, but good thing you got some antibiotics. The buffet with the raw food examples and labels sounded brilliant, and how wonderful to have your friend pointing out the highlights. I loved the Gangaramaya Temple that was a great silver lining to the non-elephant festival cloud. Hope your foot is soon all better!
5th January 2014

I know, it was not my lucky day for sure....but I'm on the mend now hopefully. Isn't the food thing a good idea? Especially some of the ingredients, which I had no idea about!

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