Monthly Archives: February 2014

Yala National Park – Leopard city

After several more days of sitting by the ocean we decided to head inland to the town of Tissamaharama (try saying that when you are looking for a local bus 😉 ). Tissa is in the bottom eastern corner of … Continue reading


Driving Sri Lanka Style

The freedom of having our own transport and not being reliant on tuktuks for getting around is such a pleasure. Having the opportunity to go where-ever the road takes us also means that we get to see things that are … Continue reading


A long drive

Now that we have the motorbike we decided to go and check out some of the surrounding areas near Hikkaduwa. A “highway” runs straight down the coast, passing through all the small coastal towns and villages so it seemed like … Continue reading


What to do ah? Hikkaduwa!! / Local costs

Our travel methods remain much the same no matter where we are traveling. We both decide where we want to start, then I research the how we get there. I usually have it right down to “go to the bus … Continue reading


Happy Chinese New Year / Packing Light

There is a certain smell in Asia. It is a mixture of wet heat, exotic spices and ordinary everyday filth – and I love it!!! We made it to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) just in time for the last night of … Continue reading


The reality of leaving

I thought I might add a bit of a different type of blog this time round and talk about my reality of leaving for the “great adventure”. This trip is something we have been talking about for well over a … Continue reading