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  • Maui and Kaua’i Day 12: Icebox Memories The day started with Aubrey and Dalton wanting to go outside. Once outside they found a lizard that was staying “very very still.” They got this lizard several lea Posted by danielcatherine in Daniel and Catherine's Adventures | Aug 8, 2019
  • onto higher grounds!The early bird catches the worm they always say and indeed, after a few early mornings, it seemed that I slowly was getting used to it, unlike my buddy Tania, who woke up a little bit feverish. Although we bought Posted by Ils1976 in Sri Lanka & Maldives | Jul 28, 2019
  • The Team, The Team, The TeamToday has really tested my ability to ride the wave of life. My first clue of the ups and downs I was to face for the day was during my run; I had such a high when I ran within Posted by kfkeane in South Africa | Jun 13, 2019
  • Tea and sympathyNuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka Monday, 11 February 2019 When I was five years old my aunt gave me a battered old hardcover school atlas, presumably one that she had used at school circa 1970. It immediately became my most jealously treasured Posted by urbanreverie in Urban Reverie's Travels | Feb 12, 2019
  • A delicious cuppa and a risky one!===The patter of raindrops on Hornbill’s thatched roof, the croaking of a thousand frogs and the growing stuffiness in the tent caused by a lack of electricity to power our overhead fan woke us up before 7.00a.m. As night turned Posted by Keep Smiling in Our South India Adventure | Dec 22, 2018
  • Portugal Day 13: The Mouth of Hell[img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/681070/FBFAAF91-7744-48F5-884C-2F018F Posted by danielcatherine in Daniel and Catherine's Adventures | Aug 3, 2018
  • Tea time We woke up early to do the half day tour of cameron highlands that we booked the day prior. I was hesitant to do a tour, but everything was so far away from one another and there is poor public Posted by bsantos1991 in Southeast Asia 2017 | Oct 11, 2017
  • We're in MOROCCO!After a relatively uneventful flight from Montreal, Maxine & I arrived just after 7am in Casablanca. Getting off the plane was painless however getting through Customs was not. Long line, early morning and only 4 agents open. Got luggage, got Posted by otisandma in I Wasn't Expecting THAT! | Sep 17, 2017
  • Farewell words and picturesA country of extreme poverty with oxen-drawn wagons and the most basic of bicycles and bicycle repair shops to match, but widespread cellphone ownership and coverage on the most distant of mountain tops. All over the place, new buildings are Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Sep 3, 2017
  • August 30/31 – September 1The next stop is the coastal town of Galle, in particular the old fort. The Dutch took the town from the Portuguese and later handed it over to the British. The remnants of the fort, no. 200 on the Unesco Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Sep 1, 2017
  • August 29The Great Udawalawe Safari Resort, where the wooden stairways are being sanded, so quiet, it is not. Lovely room. We order some white wine for lunch, and find we have a reserved table for dinner. We have noticed this before: Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Sep 1, 2017
  • August 28Yala National Park jeep safari. 30 degrees centigrade, feeling like over 40. We may or may not have seen a leopard chasing a deer. I am going to say that we have seen a leopard chasing a deer. Lots of Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Sep 1, 2017
  • August 27Today, we go up to Lipton’s Seat, the favorite spot of the man who made the tea. Beautiful vistas on three sides around of lush green, trees and tea plants. The last 7 kilometers to the top is a one-lane Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Aug 27, 2017
  • August 26Tea time. Around every bend in the road awaits another hillside teeming with tea plants. We arrive at Glenloch early and have the tea factory to Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Aug 27, 2017
  • August 25After a visit to the Temple of the Tooth (an important Buddist relic, the only thing left of Buddha’s cremation and for centuries hauled around the country by various contesting parties, until it finally came to rest here), we intend Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Aug 25, 2017
  • August 24The first stop is the Rock Temple in Dambulla, hewn out in the rock face. There are, in fact, five temples in a row, packed with statues (standing, sitting, reclining) and murals on walls and ceilings. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/771671/201 Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Aug 25, 2017
  • August 23First there is Polonnaruwa, the capital of the kingdom in the 11th and 12th centuries of immense proportions and both religious and political significance, after Anuradhapura. By the end of the 13th century, the capital was moved to another city. Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Aug 25, 2017
  • August 22What Sigiriya is best known for (in addition to arts and crafts being peddled to tourists in the “traditional” village) is Lion Rock, a massive, well, rock projecting out of the flat plains and dominating the landscape for many miles Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Aug 25, 2017
  • August 21We’re in Buddhist land. Our driver/guide Vijay (as his name is spelled in his 2012 agenda full of thank you notes and commentaries celebrating his immaculate driving skills, informative pointers and general affability) is a happy Buddhist, because the fai Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Aug 25, 2017
  • August 20Further north along the same road with little shops, fruit and tee-shirt stalls, cows, three-wheelers (I understand that tricycles is what the British call them). [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/771671/20170820_111232.jpg caption=Madurankuliya, Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Aug 25, 2017
  • The arrivalAugust 18-19 One 6.5-hour plane ride from Amsterdam to Dubai with very loud, very annoying kids kicking me in the back, whose dad could only say: he’s a baby, what can you do. Followed by a rather bumpy 4.5-hour ride to Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Aug 19, 2017
  • Stop 20 - Chengdu[b][center]We got off the train in Chengdu feeling pretty grumpy and tired. A group of 14 year old Chinese kids had been screaming, shouting and running around the train for the entirety of the 25 hour journey. They had picked Posted by Chloemillen92 in Overland adventures | Aug 7, 2017
  • OchazukeOchazuke is a common dish served all over Japan. It is a very traditional dish where you have either tea, dashi or hot water poured over rice. There are different types of ochazukes with different toppings. The Posted by Ohana_Matsumae in Gourmet Trip in Japan | Jun 3, 2017
  • The routeA long flight, fancy hotels, wildlife, tea, and food. This promises to be an interesting private tour covering a large chunk of Sri Lanka. Leonie and I are looking forward to it. This is kinda what the itinerary looks like according Posted by FierceOrc in 2017 Sri Lanka | Apr 27, 2017
  • Tea, glorious tea===Around and about in Munnar=== [float=right][/float]The Bracknell Forest hotel has as its strapline "The sounds of nature" and this is what we had experienced on the afternoon Posted by ToonSarah in Travel with me ... | Mar 4, 2017
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