Lovely Galle December 13th 2013 Went to Galle today - a place I couldn't wait to go to. I was not disappointed, it is so beautiful. Galle Fort is a grid of streets consisting of beautiful old buildings. The Dutch, the Portuguese and the British were all here and the influence is very apparent. The huge walls around the town protected it when the tsunami hit. Lots of Art Deco buildings - most of which have faded and are almos ... 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
For the first time in my life I have the means and desire to get out there. When I'm not travelling, I'm planning the next one. I am discovering that I like going off on my own and finding things out for myself. My profile photo sums me up.
Favourite places so far - Morocco, Turkey and Mexico. This year I'm going to Portugal, Jordan and I've just started planning a trip to Argentina later in the year. Any advice welcome!... full info