Sri Lanka’s wild


Sri Lanka is in the top of my list of countries to visit again. Go if you have never been there; return if you already have. It is a natural paradise inhabited by friendly people – history, spices, beaches, mountains covered by pristine jungle or tea plantations, gems, handicraft and the humid warm monsoon breeze, … Continue reading Sri Lanka’s wild

Sri Lanka, Ceilão, Taprobana: a close to perfect (first) trip


As armas e os barões assinalados, Que da ocidental praia Lusitana, Por mares nunca de antes navegados, Passaram ainda além da Taprobana, Em perigos e guerras esforçados, Mais do que prometia a força humana, E entre gente remota edificaram Novo Reino, que tanto sublimaram; Os Lusíadas, I Canto Os Lusíadas, Luís de Camões Portuguese epic poem … Continue reading Sri Lanka, Ceilão, Taprobana: a close to perfect (first) trip