Kandy in the hills.

Staying in Kandy in the hill lands of central Sri Lanka is a memory I’ll always treasure. The Spica guest house was just such a pleasure to stay at you barely needed to leave. Beds were comfortable, you had your own bathroom, and I had a big balcony just outside the door with tremendous views. The garden has a couple of ponds with fish in that back home I had to keep in a tropical tank and there is a gazebo with fish tanks which as tremendous views over the valley where Kandy town is.

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Chilling with a book.

Kandy itself has a bit more of a town feel with plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. One pub called the Continue reading

Fort Kochi. Things to do.

Well after the life on the beaches in Goa seeing both the good and the bad I have been spending the last week In Fort Kochi and old fishing town in Kerala which was given over to the Portugese in 1503 and you can see a lot of their influence in the architecture. But what is there to do in this area.

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Well for starters you can get a ferry across to Vypin and then a bus to Cheria beach which has Continue reading

Life on a London canal

Well Jason had finally had enough and kicked me out of his lovely house in Hemel Hempstead and sent me to his cosy canal barge on Regents canal London.

Much to my shame I have never had any time or inclination to visit my own capital city. Just a place for rich southerners and too busy and packed I thought. Well my views have changed. Don’t get me wrong there is Continue reading