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That Day in Sri Lanka

Mirissa, Sri Lanka In autumn of 2009, I was living in Japan, and, on a whim, booked a round-trip ticket to Colombo for a ten-day holiday. Before that, I hadn’t travelled much through Asia; with the exception of my home in Japan, I had only been to Vietnam at that point. Asia was new, Asia […]

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Going Forward

Mirissa, Sri Lanka While I don’t miss everything about Mirissa, there are many things I do miss: the sunsets, the fresh fish curry, the afternoons in hammocks, the Lion beer, the sight of the little motorbike parked outside on the sand. I’ll be back in the area soon, to India this time. The trip I’m […]

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Motorbiking In Sri Lanka

Driving Around Sri Lanka We spent some of our first days together (those few days we had) riding up and down the southern coast of Sri Lanka on an old motorbike. We would stop to buy fresh tuna on the roadside, stop for beers on an unnamed beach, stop to eat delicious jackfruit curry, stop […]

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