Colombo: 10 things we love about you

Most tourists seem to skip Colombo altogether, flying in and heading straight for Negombo or further afield. Travellers, our guidebook and locals had all told us there was nothing worth hanging around for. Poo-pooing the naysayers, we spent several days in the city, and decided that we rather liked it. Here’s a few things to check…

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Colombo: the beginning of our Asia adventure

When we said goodbye to Sim’s family at the airport in Montreal we realised that, from this moment on, we were truly on our own undertaking a mammoth adventure. It was both an unnerving and exhilarating feeling; perhaps this is how one feels before leaping off a bungee jump platform? 24 hours later, and having…

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