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Elephants, mangoes and ceylon tea: these are a few of my favourite things The adventures (and misadventures) of an Australian in exotic and spiritual Sri Lanka

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A wave goodbye

Sunday, 25 Jul 2010 | Views [1418] | Comments [3]

Waves are recurring motion. Ever tumbling, ever crashing, forming great peaks before hollowing out in a shower of foam. Their existence evokes a sundry of organic human responses. The human can dominate the wave, or suffer its wrath like a forgotten ... Read more >

Tags: arugam bay, beaches, sri lanka, surfing, waves

How to suck the meditative guru out of you

Saturday, 12 Jun 2010 | Views [1487] | Comments [3]

Leaches. Leaches suck the spirituality to the surface of one’s pores, washing, nay basking the meditator with a heavenly aura… Well, this is at least what I would like to believe having had several of the evil blood-thirsty bastards gnawing at my ... Read more >

Adam's Peak - a sacred climb in the dead of night

Saturday, 3 Apr 2010 | Views [7586] | Comments [4]

Some guidebooks say five thousand steps, others say six thousand… No matter what the actual number is, let me tell you, it’s a hell of a lot of steps to the top of Adam’s Peak! Adam’s Peak is no gentle slope, measuring 2,243 metres in height, the mountain ... Read more >

Photos: Hello Colombo!

Saturday, 13 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Colombo - a haven of chaotic calm

Saturday, 13 Mar 2010 | Views [1335] | Comments [5]

Colombo is a confusion of districts, traditions and traffic. Taking a tuktuk across town, despite any motion sickness, I see a dizzying display of temples, churches and mosques. Any serenity brought by such overt spirituality is soon quashed by the ... Read more >



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