Image: IshitaPhotoIdeas A little foreword The New Year ushered in on a reflective mood with ripples and reflections of the four different cities that we have set our homes in at different point in our lives. These cities have shaped our lives and probably our future destinies as well. However, I realised that two things were common to all the four cities – We … Read More Living By The Water With Sunset As Prop – Colombo & the Indian Ocean
Tuk-tuks in Srilanka Tuk-tuk, as it’s lovingly called, is our very well known auto-rickshaw! Tuk-tuk is a beautiful name, absolutely lyrical & musical. The heroine (I refuse to believe that the tuk-tuk is male!) of today’s post is very significant. Why the tuk-tuk? Because it reminds me of situations which are extreme deviations from the world that is flashing across the television screen right … Read More Red Tuk-Tuks & Triumphant Rides in Colombo… Our Very Own Auto-Rickshaws In Kolkata
Nuwara Eliya, Srilanka: Nuwara Eliya means City of Lights. It is also called the Little England of Srilanka. Situated at 2000 m above sea-level, the old colonial hill retreat still smells of the delicate perfumes that the young, poised English ladies used to adorn themselves with as they strutted along in their white laces and pearls, roaming around in horse carriages as their men tried … Read More Heritance Tea Factory Hotel – Nuwara Eliya, Srilanka
The secret of getting ahead is getting started ∼ Mark Twain Rafters Retreat – Kitulgala, Srilanka: Many scenes in the ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ were shot in Srilanka. Most of them were at Kitulgala including the last scene where the bridge explodes. Rafters Retreat takes us dangerously close to the water. The surrounding greens, the multiple shades of green reflected on the Kelani … Read More Rafters Retreat in Kitulgala, Srilanka | Getting Started!