I get steamed (again)! – SL#36.

Greetings everybody and welcome to another post in a series about my first of three trips to Sri Lanka. I undertook this one in January – March 2014 and which seems like a world away now that I am under virus house arrest. I know that almost everybody reading this will be suffering the same to a greater or lesser degree and I do sincerely hope you have not been too badly affected. These are difficult times.

A quick word for anyone who has just discovered this post and may be brave or foolish enough to wish to read the whole saga from the beginning, you can do so here.

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Walking the rails – SL#34.

Welcome everyone to another post in my series about a 2014 trip to Sri Lanka and I know I say this at the top of every entry but I really do mean it. I am genuinely amazed at the response I have had to my efforts and the lovely comments I have received so thank you all.

I shall make my usual comment here for new readers which is that if they wish to read the entire piece from the beginning, it all starts here.

I had left you the last time with me “stranded” in Ella in the highlands of Uva Province and doing not very much of anything really except eating and drinking rather too much beer, so you’ll be glad to know that in this post I get to do something interesting. Admittedly, it is a stupid and potentially dangerous something but it is interesting. I can almost hear the collective voice of my readership saying, “What on Earth is he going to do now”?

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Busy doing nothing (again) – SL#32.

Hello again and welcome to yet another instalment of my trip to Sri Lanka in the early part of 2014, my first trip there but by no means my last and there will be more if long-haul travel is ever again an option for me.

A quick word to new readers, if you wish to read the whole story of this trip then you can start here.

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A fairly perfect day – SL#31.

Welcome once again everybody to nother post in the rather long series about my first trip to Sri Lanka between February and April 2014. If you want to read the whole adventure (and it was) from the beginning, you can do so here.

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