Monthly Archive: January 2015

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Greeting Pope Francis in Sri Lanka

By sheer chance, we arrived in Sri Lanka during a pivotal period in the island’s history. First we were witness to a historic election, one that defied all expectations and set an important precedent...

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On Travel and Temper Tantrums

Unfortunately, I am not naturally suited to long term travel.  I enjoy staying in one place, I am scared of walking into a new spot on my own, and I love routine (I have eaten the same...

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Sri Lanka – Our First 10 Days

We are back in Colombo after 10 days exploring the island of Sri Lanka.  We have been traveling with our friend and his family by van, so we have covered a lot more ground...

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Chiang Mai – Zabb-e-Lee Cooking Class

One thing we couldn’t help noticing about Thailand:  Thai food is amazing.  Everywhere we went, from the roadside stalls in tiny villages to the busy markets in Bangkok, there was always something delicious and...