Habitat trip to Sri Lanka October 11th 2017 (Oct 11,2-17)I am in the final stages of packing for my 15th Habitat build which will be in Sri Lanka.(country number 101) The flight leaves tomorrow from good old YVR on Cathay Pacific and we will be switching planes in Hong Kong (four team members on the same flight. ) It is a long haul as we leave at 245 PM and are supposed to arrive in Colombo at 1110 PM.(just under 20 hours) The next wave of ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province » Negombo 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 live on Saltspring Island in British Columbia,Canada and are usually here from late fall until the end of May. In the summer we can be found at West Hawk Lake near Lake of the Woods.
Everyone has had their world turned upside down with Covid. We have been fortunate so far and actually don't even know anyone who has the disease.
This pandemic started up after we got back from South America/Antarctica in January. It seems like that trip will be our last foreign adventure for the foreseeable future.
After a few weeks at home, we bolted off Salt Spring on April 2nd and I managed to make ... full info