June 13, 2014 Despite being our third day in Colombo, we had yet to explore the city outside of Mount Lavinia, so today we headed downtown to check out the
June 12, 2014 Today was the big day, the impetus for the whole trip to Sri Lanka, the wedding ceremony of Kim’s friend Sarmi to her fiancée Khalid. The ceremony
June 11, 2014 After a week of non-stop traveling and adventures, this was a day to do the opposite. Our only mission was to find clothes for me for the
June 10, 2014 Today was a day of mistakes. The first screw up was a fortuitous one. Apparently Kim had not paid attention the previous day when negotiating the price
A 4am start for the Yala safari proved to be more than worth it, while our time in Mirissa was not so amazing on our 6th day in Sri Lanka.
Under my umber-Ella, Ella, Ella, Ella, eh, eh eh! June 8, 2014 After a quick (45 min each way) morning walk to the Nine Arches Bridge in Ella (nothing too
June 7, 2014 After a fantastic breakfast made by Buddhi’s mom at our Mountain View Guesthouse, Kim and I headed out to hike to the top of Ella Rock. Repeating
Surprisingly, our day walking to Lipton's Seat, touring the Lipton tea factory, and continuing on the Ella turned out to be maybe our favorite in Sri Lanka.
June 5, 2014 With an early train from Kandy to Haputale to catch, we were forced to quickly adjust to Sri Lankan time: waking up early and subsequently doing everything
Vancouver Airport to Colombo The total trip time was 37hrs and going in I was worried that it would be exhausting. It turned out being not so bad. Right from