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We drove around Sri Lanka from Colombo to Kandy to Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa in the back seat of his sedan, chatting occasionally and lazily while staring out at the lush hillsides, careening around the never-ending switchbacks, through tea plantations that convey a feeling of being transported to British Ceylon circa 1830.

Part 2: Murica: Mormons, Rednecks, Mennonites, and Strip Clubs…about what you’d expect really.  5,524km/3,349miles I know some people in the USA, family, friends, and my boyfriend.  Before this trip I’d only been to Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York. Usually when people travel to the USA from Canada they go to Florida, California, and New York.  I tried to map out a route that took me from Seattle, to San Francisco,… Read More

I am terrified of birds, Stanley Park is therefore a terrifying place for an Ornithophobe; there are all the usual suspects: pigeons, seagulls, crows, and tiny birds I cannot name, but there are also massive Canadian Geese and Swans.  I saw a tourist chasing a Goose, trying to get the perfect shot, I was both amused and horrified by this scene.