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Hikkaduwa

Photo courtesy: Astronomyinertia – Wikimedia Commons

South of Colombo lay Hikkaduwa. This beachside resort was normally a major tourist spot even during the early days when I was in Lanka. But due to the disruptive political times, most travellers had deserted the entire island. Continue reading Hikkaduwa

Oregon’s beaches

Driving south into Oregon State, we passed over the Columbia River and through Astoria. I had somehow held a very different image of what the area would look like. Instead, I discovered beautiful countryside, quaint towns and quiet beachside resorts. Continue reading Oregon’s beaches

Incheon’s Japanese past

On my way back from Australia, I stayed in Incheon rather than Seoul. It was closer to the airport and turned out to be a good move. The town was a walkable size with a lush park and history connected to the Japanese and Chinese. Continue reading Incheon’s Japanese past