Paddling with Pigeons

Everyone loves pigeons. They’re nature’s comedians and very popular with children and the elderly, so when I had a chance to go snorkelling at Pigeon Island, Sri Lanka, I grabbed it with both hands. The opportunity, not an actual pigeon, just to be clear. I jumped on a boat full of happy-faced Asians (you can’t … Continue reading Paddling with Pigeons

Jewel of the Nilaveli

Uppuveli has a great beach,  Trinco city has a crap one, so I figured it's time I checked out the other major beach on the northeastern coast of Sri Lanka. Nilaveli is about 10km north of where I've been staying, and has a completely different feel. Not as many tourists, a lot more locals, and … Continue reading Jewel of the Nilaveli

The other end of the beach

I've settled into life in Uppuveli, the beachside community just north of Trincomalee on Sri Lanka's east coast. I spend my days lying on the beach, swimming, and reading. Every night, I sit and eat cheap curry and drink cheap arrak while little Hindu fellas yell their heads off and dance around a fire like … Continue reading The other end of the beach

Shit what happens in Sri Lanka

Here’s what I’ve done over the last few days: Sit around, drink beer, eat good food, swim, perv on hot chicks, and sleep. Trincomalee is as good a place as any to hang out if you want to do lazy things (well, unless you want to drink beer on a Sunday, because that’s illegal, which … Continue reading Shit what happens in Sri Lanka