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A Trip to the Beach as Curfew Ends in Sri Lanka
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A Trip to the Beach as Curfew Ends in Sri Lanka

The sights and sounds of the beach were as they had been before. At the hotel, set back in the jungle, monkeys scampered along the roof in the early morning, leaping onto palm fronds and sliding down slender, grey trunks. Peacocks meowed. Street dogs lounged on the dirt roads. From the balcony, you could see…

Sri Lanka Prepares to Welcome Back Tourists

Sri Lanka Prepares to Welcome Back Tourists

Al Jazeera recently interviewed tourism industry leaders from three different countries on its Inside Story program. Officials from Greece, England, and Sri Lanka spoke about the measures that their countries are taking to make their countries safe for tourists and locals as they open up after quarantine. As I am currently living in Colombo, I…

Chakra Balancing Massage in Kalutara, Sri Lanka

Chakra Balancing Massage in Kalutara, Sri Lanka

Should you find yourself in Kalutara, Sri Lanka, a seaside resort area about an hour south of Colombo, consider getting a chakra crystal balancing massage. What does it mean to get your chakra balanced? I’m still not sure. But during the deep tissue, lymphatic draining treatment, complemented with coconut oil and crystals, I kept thinking…