Monthly Archives: July 2011

Paradise Lost

It’s 1:30 am and I am wide awake in a “sleeper” coach heading from New Delhi to Jaipur. The bus has experienced a delay or two along the way and it has become apparent that we won’t be pulling into … Continue reading

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I Hit the Jackpot!

WHS history teacher, Mr. Landreth tells his students, “On the day you were born in the United States, you hit the jackpot!” Today, and every day, I couldn’t agree with him more. I have been traveling during recent Fourth of … Continue reading

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Queen’s Hotel in Kandy

I found the Queen’s Hotel online for $45 per night…a last minute deal before heading to Kandy. The reviews marveled at the charm and old world appeal of this five-star respite. When I arrived, I felt as if I took … Continue reading

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A Long and Winding Road Through Kandy-Land

Kandy is a busy town nestled in the mountains of Sri Lanka. After a day spent walking and exploring the city center and some out of the way mountain streets (23 miles on my pedometer), I head out of town … Continue reading

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