Category Archives: Sri Lanka

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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A 3rd Class Surprise

“What do you mean you don’t know where you’re going?” is usually the wide–eyed response I hear when telling people I lack a specific travel itinerary. This summer, my answer to the destination question went something like this. “I am … Continue reading

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My Morning Ritual – Part 2

If you read my last post, I ended with a cliffhanger (thanks to years of watching Dynasty) that surely left you tuning back for more of this tantalizing blog. 🙂 When we parted, the slightly quirky, but enthusiastic leading lady … Continue reading

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My Morning Ritual

I like to begin my traveling mornings with a walk…but instead of a carefree wandering, I have some specific rules that I’ve gained from years of experience.* I begin by walking out the doors of my hotel** and selecting a … Continue reading

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I Cried..I’m Over It!

I locked my front door behind me 51 hours ago…surely I should be at my final destination. Instead, it is 3:45 AM and I am sitting in a deserted second floor hallway in the Mumbai airport with a young man … Continue reading

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