Monthly Archives: December 2012

Tinsel, Tanned Santa and Neon Pachyderms

29 December 2012 We’ve left Yala National Park on the south coast and bumped, switched-backed, avoided pot holes, trucks, buses, dogs, tuk tuks and landslides along the road to Nuwara Eliya. We’re now 2000 metres above sea level. In Little … Continue reading

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Elephants and (their) Gin & Tonics

24 December 2012 The family is now complete, with my sister-in-law and brother’s girlfriend joining the Arndt family at Mirissa beach prior to heading east along the coast to our next hotel in Tissamaharama (or as we prefer to call … Continue reading

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Regards from Bob

22 December 2012 The family has arrived. Well, not quite everyone … Michael (my eldest brother), his son Andrew, and Uncle Dangles (from the days when my nephew had trouble pronouncing ‘Daniel’, my middle brother’s name) arrived in the middle … Continue reading

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There were three of us in bed last night!

14 December 2012 Well, just to keep everyone up to date… I’m still in paradise, which takes the form of a private villa called ‘Mandalay‘, located on the beautiful palm-fringed south coast of Sri Lanka. Mandalay is a villa designed … Continue reading

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The Kandy Scam Man

11 December 2012 We are lucky enough to be back in the land called serendipity, Sri Lanka. Mum, Dad, Mike and I arrived with minimal fuss after a bit of repacking in Perth. It seems that although my mother understood … Continue reading

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