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Whale Watching – Day 4

May 7, 2014

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Even though I present an early morning breakfast show every weekend when that alarm goes off at O’F@ck-o-clock it never gets any easier. But today when the alarm sounded at 0450 I leapt out of bed excited by the prospect that I might see some whales. The walk down to the boat was beautiful. The […]

The Bay of Bengal – Uppuveli – Day 3

May 7, 2014

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I flung open the wooden shutters on my room and the sight of the ocean and the sunlight hit me hard. Squinting in the morning rays I rubbed the sleep out of my tired eyes and pulled on a pair of shorts. The sea looked choppy and my heart sank a little as the idea […]

The Pull of Asia – Day 4

May 7, 2014

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Since returning from Uganda in 2010 my time in Africa has had a profound effect on how I want to live my life. I have surprised even myself with my insatiable appetite for globe-trotting adventure on a budget. And today the desire just keeps grows with every foreign trip. Today I met a remarkable woman […]

The Cultural Triangle – Anuradhapura – Day 2

May 7, 2014

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Anuradhapura is one of three points of an imaginary triangle that lies in three Sinhalese capitals and where I stayed over night. The other places are Kandy in the south and Polonnaruwa in the east. The sun broke through the curtains of my room early and I awoke to sit in the garden of my […]