I’m back…

We were supposed to return on 17th but my husbands work got postponed, so we came back yesterday instead. I’m so refreshed. It was such a good change.

We visited quite a few places at weekends. Srilanka is sooooo hot this time of the year though. We did a little of both, luxury traveling as well as backpacking. Both were fun. We visited a few Buddhist temples,

visited the elephant orphanage,

did jet skiing, held a croc

and river cruised.

Colombo is not as developed as I thought the capital of a country would be but its understandable since there were important things like the war to concentrate on. Now that the war is finally over, Srilankan’s can enjoy a peace and freedom. Still, there were a lot of policemen and Army people on the road. every time we went out we were stopped for random checking. It surprising how you get used to it after some time.

I read 4 books, reviews of which would be coming up soon, I hope.

I was pleasantly surprised by the large number of bookstores in Colombo, there is one for like every 5Km. I bought 3 books, 2 of which are by Srilankan authors.

My MIL is visiting us for a month, she’ll be coming tomorrow, so I guess I’ll be busy but I might get time to blog and comment. Hopefully.

I missed the readathon, I’m sure it must have been fun. So how have you all been?


17 thoughts on “I’m back…

  1. Welcome back! You got really close to those elephants – amazing! It looks like the sort of holiday I’d love. Hope you don’t have too much trouble adjusting back to normal life – I find it hard to get back into the swing of things after having such a good holiday.

  2. hey, came here from shweta’s blog… have been reading your old posts and enjoying them.. hope to be reading more of you in the days to come…

    the srilanka pics are lovely!! it has always been at the back of my mind as one of the places to visit, but looks like just the kind of place i’d love πŸ™‚

  3. Hey sorry I didn’t comment early.Was on a vacation to Mumbai myself..

    Pics are awesome. U held a crocodile πŸ™‚ I guess it will be a while for the normalcy to return over there but from what I am seeing in ur pics it’s a really great place πŸ™‚

  4. Look like you really enjoyed yourself. Couple of years back, we went to SL and we visited quite a few of the place you seem to have (elephant orphanage, the beaches, and the Buddhist temples.

    Your photos brought back pleasant memories for me πŸ™‚

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