• Destinations,  Family,  Sri Lanka

    A month in…

    So we’re a month in. We’ve been in a total of 4 places in that month. Certainly slow travel. Here’s four things we’ve done and noticed. There are SOOO many families travelling Sri Lanka and SOO many families doing the long-term travel thing. We still have to play Mum and Dad, and the kids still play the [insert relevant adjective here] kids. We are sooo lucky, and like at home, often forget it. Hiriketiya may have ruined Sri Lanka for a few people. “Travel is so much more than the seeing of sights; it is the change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the philosophy of living” Mirian Beard…

  • Destinations,  Family,  Sri Lanka,  Stories

    Sri Lanka Week 1: In search of the Small Lane.

    Well, our plan was to settle; and then launch.  We haven’t quite ‘launched’ yet! Needless to say, like any well planned coaching move, it hasn’t quite been executed as well as we would have dreamed it to.  If we’re half way through the first quarter, then we still haven’t settled. We didn’t expect to necessarily, but hoped to. It didn’t happen.  It happens. We most definitely scored, maybe a goal, most definitely a few behinds. We’re looking forward to quarter time. We hope that’s what Hiri (Hiriketiya Beach) is about – a quarter time break to assess.   Highlights and Lowlights We start off with Highlights and Lowlights. If you…