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“Baghdad at Sea” – Nilaveli Beach, Trincomalee ~ Sri Lanka

The 2009 Sri Lanka Lonely Planet calls it “Baghdad at Sea”.  We call it….paradise!  Not that we don’t trust what Lonely Planet has to say…we definitely did our research before going.  By research, we mean asking 100+ people if Nilaveli Beach was safe. The answer was always the same.  “Before, not ok.  Now, it’s ok.  […]

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Smiles of Sri Lanka

Whenever we travel somewhere new, a question that is forever asked by friends, travellers, and locals alike is, “What do/did you like best?”  Our replies can range anywhere from the food, to the unbelievably majestic scenery.  With Sri Lanka, the thing that captivated us the most were their smiles.  Always there and always quick on […]

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Where Have We Been???

We know, we know….it’s been a while since our last post!  Coming back from Asia this summer we were thrust back into the world of work again, and it hasn’t been until just now that we’ve had a chance to think about sitting down to write and share some of our photos. We promise there […]

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The Tale of the Lost GoPro – Sri Lanka

While we traveled most of Sri Lanka by bus this summer, we were told that the route from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya is a must by train.  The scenery through the tea plantations that the train takes was described as unforgettable and one certainly not worth missing.  And, after a many hours on local crowded […]

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#64 Complete – Climb Adam’s Peak ~ Sri Lanka

If there was one thing we needed to do in Sri Lanka, While We’re Alive, it was climb Adam’s Peak.  It’s a feat that most Sri Lankan’s accomplish in their life many times, but one that few foreigners ever tackle.  To Sri Lankan’s, climbing Adam’s Peak (Sri Pada) during pilgrimage season is their way to […]

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