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Galle and Ella


Saw my first international sporting event in Galle — part of the test cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. I understood some of it. The stadium is brilliantly located, with views of the ocean and fort. The fort ramparts have their own views of the stadium, which many were taking advantage of. Torrential […]

Pushkar, Mahipalpur, Colombo, Galle


Pushkar was in sad shape, as the lake all its temples surround has been replaced by a mostly-dry trash pit. There was delicious health food to be had, though. I stayed in the “Eurostar International” hotel near the Delhi airport — completely clean with a fair price for airport transfers and generally a phenomenal value […]