We just had the best week with our friends from Sri Lanka. Roz, Steve, and their son Evan came to stay with us here in Praia da Luz, Portugal. Rocky and Evan got on like a house on fire (most of the time) and watching them play and learn from each other was lovely to… Continue reading Praia da Luz with friends
As I got on the plane to Portugal with Rocky I couldn't help feeling like this was the last leg of the tour, the end is in sight now and I know its going to go far too quickly, so we have to make the most of it and make every minute count.
As we said goodbye to another visitor (bye Ash, Steven and Callie, miss you already) we say hello to another.. my mum (aka Grandma) is here to visit for 10 days. I’ve been really looking forward to her visit because we’d planned a 3 night trip up into the hill country, including an elephant safari… Continue reading 3 night trip including Udawalawe, Ella, and Nuwara Eliya
What little person doesn't enjoy travelling on a train? We caught a train from Ahangama to Matara (around 30 minutes), firstly because we thought Rocky would enjoy a train ride, but also with the intention of checking out another part of the south coast. We arrived at the train station and bought our ticket which… Continue reading Riding trains and drinking tea
Its been so great to settle in to our new place knowing that we’ll be here for 5 months. We're a 10 minute walk to Kabalana Beach, and 5 minutes in a tuk tuk to Ahangama, the nearest town. Our villa has 5 bedrooms and a pool and even comes with a groundsman who looks… Continue reading Monkeys, Dogs, and Cold Turkeys
Rocky and I stayed at 'Way of the Bay', lovely family run cabanas right in the heart of Arugam Bay. When I picked up Rocky from the local nursery on the Thursday they told me Friday was a holiday so no nursery till Monday, there goes my Friday morning yoga. So I decided to take… Continue reading Settling on Sri Lanka’s south coast