June 2013

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

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Today’s photo essay takes you with me to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, a place I already count among my favorites I’ve ever visited. I’m getting teary now just reminiscing about it!

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Sri Lanka’s Best Beach?

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Let’s take a look at why I’m so certain Arugam Bay is the best beach in Sri Lanka, even though it’s the only one I’ve sunned my white ass on.

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The End of Darkness

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Have you ever wondered what Henry Miller’s writing would be like if he were gay and alive today? Probably nothing like this, but hey, a fag can dream.

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Sri Lanka’s Hot, Sacred Mess

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I found myself awestruck when I finished exploring Sri Lanka’s sacred city of Anuradhapura, but more because of its otherworldly aesthetic than its important history, which was largely lost on me.

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Where Your Cup of Tea Was Born

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Sri Lanka’s tea-producing region is not only vastly different from anywhere else in the country, but is one of the most mysterious, awe-inspiring landscapes I’ve ever seen.

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Sri Lanka’s Surprisingly Progressive Capital

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I’ve found myself continually amazed by just how progressive Colombo is, given that it is the capital of a country only recently free from the throes of civil war.

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Fear and Snakes in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka’s been at the top of my bucket list for a very long time. Let’s just hope none of these feisty snakes contribute to me kicking the bucket while I’m there!

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European City Breaks

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Europe is filled not only with history and scenery, but some of the most amazing cities in the world. Here are some ideas for European city breaks.

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